Buttonhole length – SINGER 4022 User Manual

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2, Mark a position guideline for each


Horizontal buttonholes A are placed

to extend 3 mm (1/8 inch) beyond
the centre line B of the garment, as
shown, so that the buttons will be in

the centre of the figure when the

garment is fastened.




should follow a crosswise fabric

® Mark the horizontal buttonhole

guideline for each buttonhole. It
should be longer than the fin­
ished length of the buttonhole,

® Mark the starting poira for each

buttonhole 3 mm (1/8 inch) be­

yond the centre line (see illustra­

Verlical buttonholes C are placed so
that the centre line B of the garment
is in the centre of the buttonhole, as


® Mark the ends of each buttonhole

horizontally across the centre line
basting and use the centre line
marking as the buttonhole guide

when stitching.

Buttonhole Length

® The buttonhole length should be

just tong enough to allow the
button to slip through the open­

ing without stretching it.

® Buttonhole length is not auto­

matically gauged with the button­
hole foot. It is necessary to

estimate the length by measuring
the width plus thickness of the


« To make sure ttie measurement is

correct, cut a slit in a scrap of
fabric equal to the diameter of the
button you intend to use.

» Increase length of openirig until

button slips through easily.

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