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I have emerald 183 and i can't figure out how to use the buttonhole feature. it keeps sewing just one side. also where exactly do i put the button?

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Make sure you have pull down the arm that will engage the button hole mechaizm. Put a button in the back of you button hole foot, attach foot, reach up on the left side just below the light and pull the lever down, choose the button hole , lower tension to 3 and sew out the button hole. The button hole foot should push on the arm when it gets to the end and complete the rest of the button hole. If the columns do not match then it has to be serviced by a husqvarna dealer.
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