SINGER W ET 10 User Manual
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B u m o H E M
Top thread tension confl-ol
Blind stitch hems provide a durable hem finish
that is almost invisible and saves hours of
tedious hand sewing.
The important thing to remember is the folding
of the material. Follow the instructions carefully,
studying the diagrams below. It is advisable to
practise first on a waste piece of the same
material you intend using.
First neaten the raw edge. For lightweights turn up and
baste about 3/8 ilOmm). For heavyweights Over
cast, see Page 24 or 26.
Place garment under blind stitch foot with the fold of
the garment against guide and slide it by turning screw
so that the zig-zag just catches the fold.
Work with the 'wrong side' of the fabric
uppermost and allow about
165 mm) in
excess of your final desired length. Also use a
closely matching coloured thread.
Set your machine as illustrated above, adjusting
slightly according to the thickness of the
material. Also loosen the top thread tension.
Fold garment away from hem leaving about 1 /8'
14 mm) of hem edge extending.
Press both sides of the finished hem. The right side of
the garment will show only the blind stitches.