Monograms, Finding beginning of pattern unit – SINGER 1288 User Manual

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Many decorative stitch patterns can be used tor mon­

ograms and motifs—to add a personal touch to a
blouse collar, for example, or for initialing household

linens. You can buy designs or create them yourself

to suit the stitch pattern you wi^h to use.

Very simple straight-line monograms can be made
with the plain zig-zag stitch, or you can create a motif

by arranging individual pattern units to form a design.

Refer to page 38 for information on setting selectors

for zig-zag and decorative stitching.

When you use a decorative stitch pattern to form a

motif,, you will want to start at the beginning of the
arrowhead, crescent or whatever pattern you have

Finding Beginning of Pattern Unit

1. On a scrap of material, stitch until you come to the

end of a complete pattern unit, as indicated A. Now
you are ready to start stitching at the beginning of
the next unit.

2. Raise presser foot and remove scrap.

3. Position motif under needle, lower the presser foot

and stitch.