Stretch stitch chart, Sewing knit and stretch fabric – SINGER 1036 Creative Touch User Manual

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sewing knit and stretch fabric

When you sew stretch fabrics, double knits,
tricot, jersey, and elastic, choose one of the
stitch patterns that build stretch into the
seam. A wide variety of stitches are available.

See table below. Remember to use a bail-point

Yellow Band

needle in the machine when you

attach elastic or sew knit or stretch fabric.



Where to Use

Straight Stretch Stitcht

Built-in Feather () or Honeycomb ( ^ )

(Stitch Width )

Overedge Stretch Stitcht

Plain seams that s-t-r-e-t-c-h — Sleeve and
gusset insertion — Swimsuit construc­
tion— Crotch seams — Repairing and rein­
forcing seams.

Overedge seams that stretch — Crotch
seams — Waistband and seam finishes in
shorts and slacks — Ski-suit, snow-suit,
and swimsuit construction.

Honeycomb Stitcht

Attaching elastic and stretch lace —
Lingerie and girdle repair — Swimsuit con­
struction — Edge finishes for seams, hems,

and facings.

Multi-Stitch Zig-Zagt

Attaching elastic and stretch lace —

Lingerie and swimsuit construction — Gir­
dle seams — Seam finishes — Casings and

waistband finishes.

Plain Zig-Zag

General-purpose stretch sewing — Lingerie

seams — Attaching stay tape — Seam
finishing — Edge finishing — Attaching

stretch lace.


Flexible blindstitch hemming — Overcast
seam finishing — Shell hems in lingerie.

Feather Stitcht

Swimsuit seams — Attaching stretch lace ■
Lingerie and girdle seams.

tThis stitch is designed for strength and permanence and cannot readily be ripped out without risk of fabric damage.


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