Applying elastic – SINGER 14U285B User Manual
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26. Applying elastic
Elastic may easily be applied using the 3-thread overlock stitch or 4-thread mock-safety stitch.
• Knife in non-operating position, (see page 11)
Divide elastic and area where elastic will be inserted into quarters and mark with a water-soluable
• Lay elastic on wrong side of fabric making sure edges are even.
• Line up with edge of throat plate.
After securing with 2-3 stitches, continue sewing, allowing fabric to feed through machine while
gently stretching elastic (a quarter at a time) with right hand. Use free hand to keep fabric even with
edge of throat plate.