SINGER 631 User Manual

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The Jiarrow hemmer forms

and stiUhes a perfc'ctiy turn­
ed hem without basting or

pressing. It is attached to the

machine in place of the

regular presscr foot.


Fine hems
Edging ruffles

Hemmed scams

Hemming with lace

Lingerie finishes

Stratghf sUfth setting: AK 3
Throat piate: Stratglil stitch
Narrow hemmer


Crease a double Vs“ fold for about 2 indies along

the edge of the fabric to be hemmed. Draw tire
Irobbin and noodle thrcad.s under the licrnmcr. Place

the fabric under the foot and stitch the creased fold
for several stitches. Hold the thread ends in the left
hand and guide the raw edge in front of the hem­
mer evenly into the .scroll. .Sow .slowly, still holding

thread ends until the hem is well started.

Soft fabrics will enter the scroll best with the foot

down; firm, crisp materials v/ith the foot raised.

Even feeding is essential to good hemming. The

same width of fabric must be kept in the scroll of

the hemmer at all times, A little praclice will result

in perfectly formed hems.



Straight sUtch setting; AK 3
Throat plate: Straight stitch
Narrow hemmer

A hemmed seam is applied where a tine narrow

seam is appropriate. Allow a scant */<" scam allo­

wance. With both sides of fabric together, place

upper layer Vs" to left of lower layer. Itrserf two
fabric edges into hemmer and proceed as for plain


Selector: All settings
Stitch Widfti; 2 to 4
Throat plate: General purpose
Narrow hemmer

Narrow hem edges can ho tunred and decorated

in one operation usijig the narrow hemmer and a

stitch pattern. This time-saving is especially
suited to ruffle edges and aprons.