Feather stitch, Pin stitch, Ladder stitch – SINGER 8768 HERITAGE User Manual
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The pleasing appearance of this stitch enables it to be used
for top stitching, or attaching lace or inset panels when making
It is also ideal for quilting applications and joining fabrics.
The pin stitch is a traditional stitch pattern used for picot-like
edges and for appliqué work.
The ladder stitch is primarily used for drawn thread
hemstitching. It can also be used for sewing over thin tape in
an opposite or same color. Place the stitch in the center and a
special effect will be obtained for decoration.
Another use for the ladder stitch is couching over narrow
ribbon, yarn or elastic.
For drawn thread work, choose a coarse linen type fabric and
after sewing draw the thread out within the ladder for an open
The blanket stitch is traditionally a hand-sewn stitch used to
put bindings on blankets. This multi-purpose stitch can also
be used for attaching fringe, attaching edgings, couching,
appliqué and drawn thread hemstitching.
SLANT OVEREDGE STITCH
Seams and overcasts in one operation to produce a narrow,
supple seam, particularly suited to swimwear, sportswear,
T-shirts, babywear in stretch nylon, stretch toweling, jersey
and cotton jersey.