Stretch stitches – SINGER 1500 Izek User Manual
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stretch stitches are mainly for use on SETTINGS iPresser foot - Zigzag foot
knit, or stretchable fabrics, but can also
iThread tension control - 3 - 5
be used on ordinary woven materials.
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STRAIGHT STRETCH STITCH
Straight stretch stitch is far stronger than
an ordinary straight stitch because it
locks three times - forwards, backwards
It is particularly suitable for reinforcing
the seams of sportswear in stretch and
non-stretch fabrics, and for curved
seams which take a lot of strain.
Use this stitch also to top-stitch around
lapels, collars and cuffs to give a
professional finish to your garments.
SLANT OVEREDGE STITCH
STRETCH OVERLOOK STITCH \
This is the same type stitch used by the
garment industry in making sportswear
- it forms and finishes the seam in one
It’s very effective for use in repairing raw
or worn edges of older garments.
Excellent for hemstitching table and bed
covers with an elegant touch. Picot-like
stitch can also be made on sheer
materials. Sew along the raw edge of
fabric and trim close to the outside of
Stretch overlock seams and overcasts
in one to produce a narrow, supple
seam, particularly suited to swimwear,
stretch nylon, stretch towelling, jersey
and cotton jersey.