SINGER 631 User Manual

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# Move adjustiag lever to desired space settinej

for pleats either 6 or 12 stitches apart.

# Sot stitch length.

For deepest pleat; set adjusting finger and turn

adjustiirg screv/ inward to its maximum setting. For

smaller pioat.s, turn acijusting screw outward.

A short stitch places pleats more closely together;

a long stitch soiraratcs the pleats for a greater


® Insert fabric to be pleated between blue blades

and into first sceparator guide,

® Lower pi'csser bar and stitch.

Crisp fabrics cut on the crosswise grain form the

sharpest pleats. Glazed fabrics handle best if the

glazed side is downward and the soft backing is

next to the ruffier blade.

Group pleating

By using the star setting {straight stitching) alter­

nately with 6 or 12 space .sotting, pleats are formed

in groups, Kven spacing between groui>s is accomp­

lished by counting the mtmbor of stitches.


This attachment is an aid to

all who desire perfectioii in free

motion darning and embroidery


The foot firmly holds the fabric

as lh(! necKlle enters and rises

from the work, while fully re­

vealing the lin<! of design to be


Free motion evork darning

Straight stitch selling: AK 3
Jmed cover plate

Darning and embroidery foot

Stitch length: Above 20

Trim ragged cdge.s from area to be darned,

(.amtre worn section in embroidery hoops.
Attach feed cover plate to machine bed in place

of regular throat plate.
Locate darning and embroidery foot ois pressor

bar with lifting finger over needle clamp screw.

Position work underr needle and lower pressor

bar. Mold needle thread loosely with left hand,

turn hand wheel over and draw bobbin Ihrcad

up throngli fabric. Mold both thread ends and

lower needle iirto fabric,

Outline opening with running stitches Vc" from

edge for reinfarcomont.

Stitch across opening, moving hoops under nood-

fe at a slight angle, from lower left to upper right,

Keej) lines of stitching closely and evenly spaced.

® When opening is filled, turn w’ork 90'^ and con­

tinue slitdiing until darn is completed.

® Run inadiine at moderate speed and control

hoops with a steady continuous movement. Slow

movement of hoops will produce a short stitch;

more rapid movement lengthens the stitch,

l-airly long stitches are best for knit and tricot

fabric.s; short stitches are l)esf for cottons and

linens a.s they appro.ximalc weave of fabric.