SINGER 631 User Manual
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THK NARROW HEMMER
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.
Hemming with lace
Stratghf sUfth setting: AK 3
Throat piate: Stratglil stitch
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
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 hem edges can ho tunred and decorated
in one operation usijig the narrow hemmer and a
stitch pattern. This time-saving fini.sh is especially
suited to ruffle edges and aprons.