Speed basting – SINGER 6550-WORKBOOK Scholastic User Manual
Basting is used to temporarily hold fabrics together. The stitch length and
tension are adjusted to create a looser stitch. This stitch can easily be
removed with a seam ripper or simply pulled out.
0, no width
Adjust the tension by setting to a smaller number
(2) 4” x 4” pieces of cotton, right sides together
Place under the foot, matching the raw edges with the 5/8” seam guide.
Sew the length of the fabric.
Use the seam ripper to remove a portion of the basting, or simply pull
the bobbin thread to completely remove basting.