Attaching a button – SINGER 6217 User Manual

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Attaching a button

Flat buttons can be sewn on quickly and

easily using the plain zig-zag stitch. A special
button sewing foot (H), may be purchased at
your SINGER stockist.

Recommended settings
Stitch Selection:

Needle Position:

Zig-Zag Stitch no. 4

Stitch Width:

Needle Plate:

To suit Button

Button Sewing (H)
General Purpose (A)

Attach Feed Cover (F)

Before you can attach a button, the bobbin

thread must be brought up through the hole

In the feed cover.

1. Set stitch width at ( j ), and needle

position selector at ( ^ ). Position button
under foot and lower the needle into the
centre of the left hole. Lower the foot. Turn
hand wheel toward you until needle rises
out of button and is above the foot.

2. Move stitch width selector until needle is

over the other hole In the button. Then,
when you begin to stitch, the needle

should enter into the right hole of the
button. Take six or more zig-zag stitches

to attach button and finish with the needle

on the left side.

3. To fasten stitching, adjust width to ( j ),

and take three or four stitches. Remove

work, draw threads to underside, fasten,
and trim.