SINGER 631 User Manual
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Applique iwUls beauty and iiitoresl to wearing
apparel, linens and fabric furnishings.
liither contrasting or self fabric may be u.scd
effeclively. The mo.st versatile stitch in applique-
ing is a closely sid zigzag stitch (Primary Pattern
BL). The width of this stitch may be vnrioti to
accommodate weaves and textures of fabrics.
Combination Patterns and Variations present many
interesting ways to «ppligne with decorative
Prerparation. There are two methods by which
applique work may bo done. The appropriate
method is determined by the fabric being used,
and a test sample is advisable.
Position the design properly and baste it to the
fabric. Attach the Special Purpose Foot to the pres
Method No. 1. Sot Selector and lever for the
desired stitch pattern, P’otlowing the shape of the
design, outline it entirely with applique stitching.
Any excess fabric on the outer edges is trimmed
away after the stitching has been completed.
Method No. 2. Set Selector and Lever to AK 3
for straight stitching. Outline the entire design with
a short stitch. Trim the raw edges down to the
Set Selector and Lever to the stitch pattern
desired, and overedge the design with this stitch
ing. A smooth, lustrous finish results, whidi requires
no additional trimming.
Corded Appli<iue. The Special Purpose Foot,
which provides for a filler cord, is perfect for cord
ed applicjiic work. Gimp, crochet thread or button
hole twist are generally used.
See page 52 for threading.
hither method of appliqueing may bo used when
cording is desired. The only change in procedure is
tl>c introduction of the cord, ov'cr which the appli
que stitching is formed.
This stitching technique results in a raised,
dimensional effect, and is an idea! finish for lace