Ladder seam, 1» . jl – SINGER 1288 User Manual

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Ladder Seam

The blindstitch ladder seam is particularly appropriate

for knit and stretch fabrics. It is ideal for stretchable
construction seams, and edge finishes for necklines,
pockets and collars in sportswear and swimsuits.

• Pattern: Blindstitch Disc 350

• Needle Position:

. JL

• Stitch Width:


• Stitch Length: 1.5 to 2.5

• General Purpose Needle Plate

General Purpose Foot

• Make a test sample to adjust stitch width and length

and needle thread tension to suit the fabric. Needle
thread tension should be lighter than normal.

• Cut and fit garment, allowing for 1.5 cm (5/8 inch)

seam allowance. Baste seam line.

• Place fabric under presser foot so that the straight

stitches fall on the seam line basting and the points

toward the centre of the garment.

• After stitching, open seam by pulling fabric back on

opposite sides of the seam to produce ladder effect.

Press seam allowance after opening.