Feed-cover throat plate, Changing throat plate, Attaching the seam guide – SINGER 714 Graduate User Manual
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straight Stitch Locking Key
8. FEED-COVER THROAT PLATE
The feed cover throat plate replaces the throat
plate when fabric feeding is not desired. Use it
for button sewing (page 25) and free-motion
darning (page 41).
Changing Throat Plate
(NOTE: Remove bobbin if it contains thread in
order to prevent thread being caught when
throat plate is replaced.)
1. Raise needle to its highest position and
raise presser foot.
2. Open slide plate. Remove throat plate by
placing thumb under plate and lifting it up
3. Position new plate over the two pins and
release. (Throat plate is drawn into position
4. Close slide plate,
a SEAM GUIDE
The seam guide will help you to stitch seams of
perfectly uniform width. It 1$ especially useful
for curved seams or topstitching, when ab
solute accuracy is required. Also, because it
allows you to guide stitches at any distance
between 1/8 inch (3mm) and 1-1/4 inches
(32mm) from fabric edge, it is useful for very
narrow or unusually wide seams.
Attaching the Seam Guide
Place screw in hole to the right of the slide
plate; line up straight edge of guide with the
throat plate guideline for desired seam width,
and tighten screw.
10, STRAIGHT STITCH LOCKING KEY
The locking key furnished with your acces
sories is used to remove the pins that lock the
dial controls for straight stitching in center
needle position. Insert key into locking pin and
turn key counterclockwise to remove pin. To
‘lock” the m.achine in straight stitch position,
set dials at A , A and i . insert pins from
top through dials and turn key clockwise.