Ladder seams – SINGER 6217 User Manual
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A ladder seam made with blindstitching is
functional and decorative at the same time.
Appropriate for stretch and knitted fabrics,
it provides stretchable, decoratively con
structed seams and edge finishes for collars,
pockets and necklines in sportwear and
Blindstitch no. 6
• 1 1
1 1 1 1 1
1-1/2 to 2-1/2
General Purpose (B)
General Purpose (A)
Make a test sample to adjust thread tension
and stitch length to suit your fabric. Needle
thread tension should be lighter than
Cut and fit garment, allfow % inch (16mm)
seam allowance. Baste seam line.
Position fabric so that the large zig-zag
stitches fall on the stitching line, towards
the centre of the garment
When stitching is completed, open the
seam by pulling the fabric back on opposite
sides of seam to produce a ladder effect
and press seam allowances.