SINGER 631 User Manual

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Zigzag stitdiing is well suited for all typos of

liouschoid metsding. Selector setting BQ provides
a firm, flexible bond for the repair of rents and
tears, and is ideal lor the reinforcement and ai)))!!-
cation of elastie. Stitch length and width are rrigu-
laled according to need,

Uenl or Tear. Trim aw’ay ragged edges. Place

<m underlay to the wrong side of the tear for
n'inforcomont. Using the multiple stitch zigzag

(BQj follow the, line of the tear bringing the edges

together. Shorten the siitdi length at end.s ami
corners to give extra strength.


Application of lilastic.

Elastic, such as used in
waist bands, must be
strelrhed as it is applied,
to insure fullness requir­

ed in, the garment.



Dainty scalloped edges are used extensively as self trimming on blouses, dresses, lingerie and child­

ren's wear.

Perfectly formed and evenly spaced scallops are produced automatically at Selector Settings 15R and


BR results in a 12-stitdr scallop.
BS <D, a 2'1-stitdi scallop.

Stitch regulator and lever settings vary the length and depth of the scallop.
After stitdiing, trim seam allowance to less than ’A" and clip info the points between scallops.

Some fabrics may also need notching, for a smooth, evenly turned edge.

Turn, gently roll out scallops between the fingers and press.

When scalloping a shaped or bias edge it i.s best to use an interfacing.
Wlien forming scalloped tmRs, add an extra ’A" to tuck allowance for seaming.