Narrow hem – SINGER 6550-WORKBOOK Scholastic User Manual
The edge of a ruffle, the hem on a napkin and the edge of a prom dress
are all perfect examples of where it is beneficial to use the Rolled Hem
Foot. The foot has a “scroll” that helps roll the fabric’s edge over, hiding
the raw edges and creating a small professional finish hem. Soft fabrics
0, no width
Rolled or Narrow Hem Foot*
Medium to light weight fabric
Press a 1/8” hem to approximately 1 inch of the fabric’s edge.
Stitch the small hem into place with a straight stitch.
Leave the needle in the fabric, but lift the presser foot.
Guide the fabric into the scroll of the foot.
Lower foot and continue to sew, holding the thread tails firmly.
Hold fabric taut and slightly up to help the fabric to “roll” into the scroll.
*Depending on model, the Rolled/Narrow Foot might be optional. Check the instruction