Embroidery – SINGER W1717 User Manual

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Set machine as shown.

Draw design on material to be
used as an applique and cut it out.
Place cut out on base material
and baste it.

Sew around outline with zigzag
stitch adjusting stitch length and
width according to shape and
size of cut-out and type of base

To change direction at corners,
or to sew very small circles, stop

machine, positioning needle just
away from edge of cut-out, lift
presser foot and turn material.
Lower presser foot and continue

Sew a few stitches at end with
zigzag width at 0.
This is to prevent unstitching.


N e e d l e

T h r e a d

N o . 9

1 2 0 - 1 0 0

N o . 1 1

1 0 0 - 8 0

N o . 1 4


6 0 - 5 0




Set machine as shown.

Remove foot, and holder screw.

To avoid lower thread being

pulled up, reduce upper thread

For good embroidery, it is
important to use correct needles
and thread.

Use thin embroidery silk for
upper thread and a thinner silk
of same kind and color for
lower thread.
Trace your design on material
and center it in embroidery hoop.

Make sure material is taut.

Pull out lower thread by turning
handwheel towards you while
holding upper thread lightly.

Lower presser foot lifter.

Hold both threads and start
sewing along outline of design
with satin stitch.

Continue sewing guiding hoop
by hand.

To finish filling, sew several

stitches with zigzag width at 0.

Lay typewriting paper underneath

when embroidering sheer fabric.