What settings should my brother sewing machine be on?
The settings for straight stitching are as follows.
- Set the stitch length to F-4.
- Set the stitch width at 0.
- The needle position can be set to M (Middle), L (Left), or R (Right). – For twin needle sewing, always set at M.
- Install the zigzag presser foot.
What is the best tension setting on a Brother sewing machine?
a. The tension dial should be set between 2 to 6. b. When the upper thread is just visible on the back of the fabric, the thred tension is correct.
Do all Brother sewing machines use the same needles?
All SCHMETZ needles are compatible but the most popular needles that work with Brother Sewing Machines are Universal, Quilting, Leather, Embroidery, and Chrome.
Can I use a zigzag stitch with a walking foot?
Yes, you can use your walking foot for more than straight stitching. A zig-zag stitch should be just fine because all the movement in the stitch pattern is forward. In fact many of the decorative stitches on your sewing machine are just fine to use with your even feed foot installed.