2 cutting pieces (fabric) – Brother CM550DX User Manual
Refer to “Cutting Around Drawings” in the Operation Manual to specify a seam
allowance and draw the pattern lines, and then cut out the pieces. Be sure to
observe the following instructions.
Check the fabric grain (weaving direction).
* When making pieces from patterned fabric,
the pattern has priority over the fabric grain.
* Observe the fabric grain on the pattern if it is
If a seam allowance will be drawn, attach the
fabric with the wrong side facing up.
Align the lengthwise grain with the insertion
Select the patterns, and then arrange them.
If the fabric grain and pattern angle are not
aligned, rotate the pattern.
* Pre-installed patterns will automatically be
arranged with their grain along the
lengthwise grain of the fabric.
Specify the seam allowance.
Widths that can be specified with this
machine: 3 mm, 5mm, 1/4", 7mm, 10mm,
1 Stitching line
2 Seam allowance
2 Cutting Pieces (Fabric)
Hard to stretch
Easy to stretch
1 Standard mat
2 High tack adhesive
fabric support sheet
purchase may be
on the machine
3 Wrong side of
Standard seam allowance
5 mm (3/16"), 1/4", 7 mm
3 mm (1/8"), 5 mm (3/16")