Blindstitch hems – SINGER 1288 User Manual
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Blindstitching provides a durable hem finish that is
almost invisible. While it is best suited to straight or
slightly curved hems, taped, bound, or turned hem
edges can also be blindstitehed with ease.
Stitch: Blindstitch Disc 350
Stitch Width: i iDii
Stitch Length: To suit fabric
General Purpose Needle Plate
General Purpose Foot
Blindstitch Hem Guide
1. Raise presser foot, loosen screw, and slip blind
stitch hem guide between screw and shank of foot.
Make sure underside of the guide clears the slide
plate and front of foot. Tighten screw with coin.
2. Prepare hem in the usual way. It is advisable to
baste the hem. Place the basting at least 1.3 cm
inch) below the edge of hem allowance to avoid
catching the flange of guide as you stitch.
3. With the wrong side of work uppermost, turn the
hem under, creating a soft fold from the top edge
4. Position hem under the foot with the soft fold resting
against the wall of guide. Make sure the flange of
the guide is between soft fold and top of hem, as
5. Lower presser foot. Stitch so that the straight
stitches fall on the hem allowance and zig-zag
stitches pierce the soft fold of work. Adjust stitch
width if necessary. While stitching, guidejiem edge
in a straight line and feed soft fold evenly against
wall of the guide.