Darning, With embroidery hoop – SINGER 714 Graduate User Manual

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Worn or torn spots on children’s clothes, knits,

and household linens can be darned effort-

lessly and quickly with little practice. You may
choose to darn either with or without an em­
broidery hoop. When greater control is needed,

an embroidery hoop is usually best.

Without Embroidery Hoop

With Embroidery Hoop

Pattern: Straight Stitch
Needle Position:

A ^

Stitch Width: A

Stitch Control: 10 to 15 (approximately 1.5 to 2.5)



Zig-Zag Throat Plate
Zig-Zag Foot

1. If area to be darned is open, baste an under­

lay in place.

2. Place area to be darned under presser foot;

lower presser foot and start stitching, al­

ternately drawing fabric toward you and

pulling it gently away from you.

3. Continue this forward and backward motion

as you fill the area with parallel lines of

stitching. For additional strength, cover

area with crosswise lines of stitching.

Pattern: Straight Stitch

Needle Position: A

Stitch Width:


Stitch Control: In



Feed Cover Throat Plate
No presser foot

1. Trim ragged edges from area to be darned.

2. Center worn section in embroidery hoop.

3. Position work under needle over feed cover

plate and lower presser bar to engage ten­


4. Hold needle thread loosely with left hand,

turn hand wheel over and draw bobbin

thread up through fabric. Hold both thread

ends and lower needle into fabric.

5. Outline area to be darned with running

stitches for reinforcement

6. Stitch across opening, moving hoop under

needle at a slight angle from lower left to
upper right Keep lines of stitching closely

spaced and even In length.

7. When opening is filled, cover area with

crosswise lines of stitching.

Darning without Embroidery Hoop



Embroidery Hoop


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