Applications, Ungerle seams, Satin stitching – SINGER 4022 User Manual
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To make a lingerie seam durable and
flexible, use the plain zig-^ag stitch at a
narrow width setting. This seam treat-
side of fabric.
» Press both seam allowances in the
needle alternately enter the seam line
and the seam thickness.
smooth, satin-like finish, illustration A, is
useful for both practical and decorative
work. Decorative stitch patterns can be
sewn at satin-stitch length.
Set your machine for desired stitch.
Adjust stitch length for satin stitching:
stitch width in narrow to medium range.
Adjusting Stitch Length
® Run machine at slow speed,
e Gradrjally adjust stitch length from 4
toward 0 until stitches are closely
spaced and form a smooth surface.
Adjusting Upper Thread Tension
Satin stitching usually requires less
tension than straight stitching and open
zig-zag stitching. Furthermore, the wider
the satin stitch, the lighter the tension on
your thread must be. Notice the stitch
ing on your sample. If the fabric is
puckered, illustration B. or the lower
thread is pulled to the fabric surface,
lower the upper thread tension by
turning the dial to a lower number.