Zig-zag stitch no. 4, Seam finishing, Satin stitching – SINGER 6217 User Manual

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Zig-zag stitch no. 4

The Zig-Zag Stitch can be used when sewing

seams, appliqueing, monogramming or for

decorative sewing.

Recommended settings

Stitch Selection; Zig-Zag Stitch no. 4

Needle Position:

Stitch Width;

Stitch Length;

Needle Plate:

General Purpose (B)
General Purpose (A)

Seam finishing

Use a zig-zag stitch to finish seam edges

of fabrics that are likely to fray.
• Sew seams as desired: trim and press


• Place edge of seam allowance under foot,

as shown,

• Stitch close to edge, letting outer zig-zag

fall over edge of fabric.

Satin stitching

Recommended settings

Stitch Selection:

Zig-zag Stitch no. 4

Needle Position;


Stitch Width;


l i l i

Stitch Length;

Needle Plate;

Special Purpose (J)

General Purpose (A)

Satin stitching is a series of closely spaced
zig-zag stitches. Satin stitch can be used for

monograms, embroidery and applique work

to produce a smooth satin-like finish.
• Practice to get desired stitch appearance.

Block monogramming

• Lightly trace letters on right side of fabric.
• Centre tracing under needle.

• Stitch entire outline, leaving needle in

fabric when turning.

• Pull threads to wrong side of fabric, tie and