Starting a seam, Guiding and supporting fabric – SINGER 5805 User Manual
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Starting a seam
Place fabric under presser foot 1/2 inch (12 mm)
from rear of fabrio Align the right edge with
one of the seam guidelines on the needle
plate. Lower the presser foot.
Backstitch to the edge of the fabric for
reinforcement by pushing in the reverse button
located in centre of the stitch length dial. Hold
button in until stitching reaches edge of fabric.
Release push button for fonvard stitching.
Guiding and supporting
• For tricot, and other similar synthetic knits,
apply gentle tension by holding the fabric
at the front and back of presser foot as you
sew. Do not pull fabric.
• For elasticated fabric, stretch lace, and knits
with an unusual amount of elasticity, hold
the fabric firmly In front and back of the
presser foot to stretch the seam as the
stitches are being placed.