Brother International LS-2125i Users Manual - English

Brother International LS-2125i - Basic Sewing And Mending Machine Manual

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  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 1
    KNOWING YOUR SEWING MACHINE SEWING BASICS UTILITY STITCHES APPENDIX Basic Sewing and Mending Machine Operation Manual Please visit us at http://solutions.brother.com where you can get product support and answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs).
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  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 3
    ... 10. Keep fingers away from all moving parts. Special care is required around the sewing machine needle. 11. Always use the ..., or when making any other user service adjustments mentioned in this instruction manual. 16. This sewing machine is not intended for use by young children or impaired persons ...
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    ..., EIRE, MALTA AND CYPRUS ONLY If this machine is fitted with a three-pin non-rewireable BS ... hazardous if engaged in a live socket outlet. In the event of replacing the plug fuse, use a fuse approved by ... carrying the mark, rating as marked on plug. Always replace the fuse cover, never use plugs with ...
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 5
    ... inspect and adjust the machine yourself. If the problem persists, please consult your local authorized Brother dealer. For additional...information and updates, visit our web site at www.brother.com The contents of this manual and specifications of this product are subject to change ...
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    CONTENTS 1. KNOWING YOUR SEWING MACHINE ...6 NAMES OF MACHINE PARTS AND THEIR FUNCTIONS ...6 The main parts ...6 Needle and presser foot ... Power supply ...10 Foot controller ...11 Steadying the machine ...11 THREADING THE MACHINE ...12 Winding the bobbin ...12 Lower ...
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    ... APPENDIX ...45 MAINTENANCE ...45 Oiling ...45 Changing the bulb ...45 Cleaning the machine surface ...46 Cleaning the shuttle race ...46 Cleaning the feed dogs ...47 Repacking the machine ...48 Bobbin case tension adjustment ...48 TROUBLESHOOTING ...50 INDEX ...53 5
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 8
    KNOWING YOUR SEWING MACHINE 1 KNOWING YOUR SEWING MACHINE NAMES OF MACHINE PARTS AND THEIR FUNCTIONS The main parts a Buttonhole fine-adjusting screw (page ... of the upper thread. e Flat bed attachment with accessory storage (page 8 and 31) f Reverse sewing lever (page ...
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 9
    ... 12 and 16) The thread guide/bobbin winding pre-tension disc is used when winding the thread onto the bobbin and threading the machine. p Foot controller (page 11) Use the foot controller to control the sewing speed and to start and stop sewing. Part...
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 10
    KNOWING YOUR SEWING MACHINE Needle and presser foot section Flat bed attachment The accessories are stored in a compartment ... foot applies pressure consistently on the fabric as the sewing takes place. Attach the appropriate presser foot for the selected stitching. d Feed dogs ...
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    ... controller: Model KD-1902, N This foot controller can be used on the following machine models: LS-2220/2720/1520/2125/2125i. ● The screw of the presser foot holder is available through your authorized dealer. (Part code: 132730-122) ● A replacement for ...
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 12
    KNOWING YOUR SEWING MACHINE USING YOUR SEWING MACHINE Power supply precautions Be sure to observe the following precautions ..., into the jack on the machine. Then, insert the power supply plug into a wall outlet. The sewing lamp comes on when the machine is turned on. a Foot controller plug 10
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 13
    ...Foot controller CAUTION ● When connecting the foot controller, be sure to turn off the sewing machine in order to prevent the machine from accidentally being started. When you press the foot controller ...wipe off any excess oil. Steadying the machine If the sewing machine has been placed on ...
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 14
    KNOWING YOUR SEWING MACHINE THREADING THE MACHINE Winding the bobbin This section describes how to wind ... CAUTION ● Only use bobbins (part code: SA156, SFB: XA5539-151) that have... the end of the thread through the hole on a Spring on the shaft b Groove of the bobbin e Turn on the sewing machine...
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 15
    ...the bobbin winder shaft around the bobbin a few times. Then stop the machine. Memo ● When the sewing machine is started or the handwheel is turned after winding the thread around the bobbin, the machine will make a clicking sound; this is not...
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 16
    ... by pulling its latch race. ● The bobbin was designed specifically for this sewing machine. If bobbins from other models are used, the machine will ... CAUTION ● Make sure you turn the power off while threading the machine. If you accidentally step on the foot controller and the machine starts to...
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 17
    ... latch, fully insert release the latch. • Make sure the bobbin case finger fits into the notch at the ... cover. CAUTION ● Make sure that the bobbin case is properly placed back into the machine. If it is incorrectly installed, it will fall out from the shuttle when the machine starts to sew. 15
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    KNOWING YOUR SEWING MACHINE Upper threading Set the upper thread and thread the needle. a b...its highest position. • If the needle is not correctly raised, the sewing machine can not be threaded. Be sure to turn the handwheel before threading the sewing machine. a Upper tension control dial b ...
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    ... is lowered, the upper thread cannot be wrapped around the thread take-up lever. Make sure you raise the presser foot lever and the thread take-up lever before you feed the upper thread. ● If you incorrectly feed the thread you may cause sewing problems. 17
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 20
    KNOWING YOUR SEWING MACHINE Drawing up the lower thread a Lightly hold the end of the upper thread. d threads ... toward the back of the Pull out about 15 cm (6 inches) of both machine under the presser foot. a Upper thread b raise the needle to its highest position by While holding the end of ...
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 21
    ...Be sure to read and carefully follow the instructions below. 1 CAUTION ● Only use home sewing machine needles. Use of any other ...possibly resulting in injury. Selecting the needle depending on the thread and fabric types The sewing machine needle that should be used depends ...
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    .... Use the screwdriver and a needle that has been determined to be straight according to the instructions in "Checking the needle" . a Turn off the sewing machine. Checking the needle Sewing with a bent needle is extremely dangerous since...
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 23
    ... needle clamp screw, otherwise certain parts of the sewing machine may be damaged. ■ Installing the needle clamp If the needle clamp is removed, follow the ... from the front of the machine, slide the needle clamp screw is on the right side and the needle bar thread guide is ...
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 24
    KNOWING YOUR SEWING MACHINE Sewing with a twin needle (Option) We have designed ... thread from the first spool to thread The path for threading the machine to the needle bar thread guide is the same ... take-up lever is the same as for normally threading the machine (for a single needle). See page 16 ...
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 25
    ... d presser foot holder to release the presser foot. Press the black button at the back of the If the sewing machine has been turned on, a Black button b Presser foot holder CAUTION ● Before replacing the presser foot, be sure to turn off the sewing machine, otherwise injuries may ...
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    KNOWING YOUR SEWING MACHINE g presser foot is securely attached. Raise the presser foot lever to check that the... the presser foot holder Remove the presser foot holder when cleaning the sewing machine or when installing a presser foot that does not use the presser foot holder, such as the quilting ...
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 27
    ... SEWING Basic sewing operations are described below. Before operating the sewing machine, read the following precautions. 2 CAUTION ● While the ... sewing procedure Follow the basic procedures below to sew. 1 Turn on the machine. Turn on the sewing machine. For details on turning on the machine,...
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    SEWING BASICS Selecting stitching Turning the stitch selection dial in either direction, select the desired ... 5 Zigzag (satin) stitch 6 Straight stitch (Center needle position) Select the desired length. 33, 35, 40, 43 7 Straight stitch (Left needle position) Stretch blind Stitch 33 8 33...
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 29
    ... turn the handwheel While holding the end of the thread and the Turn on the sewing machine. toward you (counterclockwise) with your right hand to lower the needle to...the fabric under the presser foot, pass pull out about 5 cm (2 inches) of thread toward the rear of the machine. The ...
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 30
    ... thread Pull the fabric to the left side of the machine, Thread tension The thread tension will affect the quality ... it when you change fabric or thread. cutter on the back of the presser foot bar to cut them.... your seams or cause puckers on your fabric. a Thread cutter Sewing in reverse Reverse ...
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 31
    ... to return the screw to its original position before the next time that the machine is used. 4 Solution Increase the tension by turning the upper tensioncontrol ... a higher number. Note ● The bobbin thread tension has been adjusted at the factory for general use. For most sewing applications, no ...
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 32
    ...to sew around the curve. Changing the sewing direction a sewing machine. When sewing along a curve while using ... pivot. Sewing thick fabrics ■ If the fabric does not fit under the presser foot If... foot to its highest position. c sewing. Lower the presser foot lever and continue CAUTION ● If ...
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 33
    ...occurs, place thin paper or stabilizer material under the fabric and sew it together with the fabric. When you have finished sewing, tear off ... style Free-arm sewing is convenient for sewing tubular and hard-to-reach areas. To change your machine to the free-arm style, lift the bottom of the flat bed...
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 34
    ...refer to "Selecting stitching" (page 26). d When sewing is finished, cut the thread. • For details, refer to "Starting... you (counterclockwise) and check that the needle does not touch the presser foot. If... hits the presser foot, the needle may bend or break. Lower the needle into the fabric...
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 35
    ...stitch zippers, basic (Center needle stitching, and position) sewing gathers or darning, etc. Straight stitch (Left needle position) Basic stitching, sewing gathers or pintucks, etc... to "Starting to sew" (page 27). e When sewing is finished, cut the thread. • For details, refer to "Starting...
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 36
    ... (8). Fold back the fabric inside along the basting. g free-arm sewing possible. Remove the flat bed attachment and make • For details... free-arm style" (page 31). h arm, make sure that the fabric feeds correctly, Slide the part that you wish to sew onto the and then start sewing.
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 37
    ... Position the fabric so that the needle slightly the presser foot lever. For invisible stitching, make sure that both threads are the same color as the fabric.... j Place the darning plate on the needle plate as presser foot and presser foot holder assembly. 3 Sew along the fold ...
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 38
    ...that the middle of the front chalk line is Position the fabric under the presser foot so directly in the center of the presser foot and aligned with the two red lines on the insert. Pass the upper thread down through the hole in the presser foot. a b c d Presser foot scale Pin Marks ...
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 39
    ... 90 degrees counterclockwise, select the straight stitch (6 through 10) with the desired length, and then sew to the edge of the front bar tack. o fabric, and cut the thread. Raise the presser foot lever, remove the 37
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 40
    ... screw. Button sewing Buttons can be sewn on with the sewing machine. Buttons with 2 or with 4 holes can be attached. a button to be attached, and then select ..., slide the button so that the needle goes into the two holes toward the rear of the sewing machine, and then sew them in the same way. 38
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 41
    ... and hold down the reverse sewing lever to sew a few reinforcement stitches. g and then cut the upper and lower threads, Pull the fabric to the left side of the machine, leaving a length of 15 cm (6 inches). h stitching to the wrong side of the fabric,...
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 42
    ... foot. CAUTION ● Turn the handwheel by hand to make sure the needle does not hit the presser foot before you start sewing. If you choose a different stitch, the needle will hit the presser foot and break the needle. You may also be injured. 40
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 43
    ... MONOGRAMMING AND EMBROIDERING Zigzag stitches can be used for sewing appliqués, monogramming and embroidering. Number on ... needle does not hit a pin during sewing, as the needle can break. You may also ... Place the darning plate on the needle plate as presser foot and presser foot holder assembly. ...
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 44
    ... position by turning the Draw up the lower thread through the project handwheel toward you (counterclockwise), and then sew a few stitches to reinforce the ... slowly, the stitches are shorter. h Start sewing. CAUTION ● Be sure to keep your fingers away from moving parts, especially needles. 42
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 45
    DECORATIVE STITCHING Various decorative stitches can be sewn with this sewing machine. Gathering Number on dial 6 Stitch name Application Shell tuck stitching Number on dial ... Do not sew reverse stitches or cut the thread. d Smooth the gathers by ironing them. Pull the bobbin threads ...
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 46
    ... of fabric together, and then place them under the presser foot with the fabric edges under the center of the presser foot. Then, start sewing the edges of the two fabrics together. The ... over the elastic tape while holding the tape both in front and behind the presser foot. 44
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 47
    4 APPENDIX MAINTENANCE Simple sewing machine maintenance operations are described below. Oiling a Changing the bulb CAUTION Turn ... day. If you use it more often, oil every day. ● Sewing machine oil is available at your local sewing machine dealer or service center. ● Do not apply too much oil ...
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    ... d Replace the sewing light bulb. Cleaning the shuttle race CAUTION ● Be sure to unplug the machine ... the machine and unplug it. a bulb b Loosen c Tighten e again. b then remove the presser foot ... the power supply cord before cleaning the machine, otherwise injuries or an electric shock may ...
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 49
    ...hook by grasping its center post k the needle before using the machine. Attach the bobbin case, the presser foot and Cleaning the feed dogs CAUTION ● Make ... Hook c Hook center post g and thread from the retaining ring, hook, a Turn off the machine and unplug it. Use a ...
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 50
    ... to prevent damage in transit. ● Save this packing material in case it is needed to transport this sewing machine. a Screw Bobbin case tension adjustment The bobbin thread tension has already been adjusted at the factory for general use. For ...
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 51
    ...the fabric. 1 5 a b c d e Wrong side Surface Upper thread Lower thread Loops appear on wrong side of ...the fabric after you adjust the upper tension, the bobbin thread may be too tight. In this case, ...-45 degrees to decrease bobbin tension. After you adjust the bobbin thread, adjust the upper thread ...
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 52
    ... problem persists, contact your dealer or the nearest authorized service center. Symptom Possible cause The machine is not plugged in. The sewing machine does not work. The bobbin winder shaft is pushed to the right. You have not used the ...
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 53
    ... not used a bobbin that has been designed for this machine. Bobbin is set incorrectly. The thread is tangled on the wrong side of the fabric. ... is incorrect. You have not used a bobbin that has been designed for this machine. Bobbin is set incorrectly. The upper thread is too tight. The bobbin thread...
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 54
    .... Choose a thread and needle that are appropriate for the type of fabric. Replace the needle. Sew with stabiliser ...work properly. Only use a bobbin that has been designed for this machine. Make sure to oil ... designed for this machine. page 12 Insufficient oiling. page 45 The presser foot that you ...
  • Brother International LS-2125i | Users Manual - English - Page 55
    INDEX A accessories ...9 appliqués ...41 S satin stitching ...32 seam ripper ...37 sewing machine needles ...19 shell tuck stitching ...43 shuttle hook...foot holder ...8, 24 presser foot lever ...7, 16 pre-tension disk ...12 P R relative chart of sewing fabrics, needles and...
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Brother International LS-2125i - Basic Sewing And Mending Machine Manual