Raising or lowering the presser foot – SINGER W1410 User Manual
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RAISING OR LOWERING THE PRESSER FOOT
1. By raising or lowering the presser foot lifter, the presser foot
goes up and down respectively.
2. For additional clearance, the foot lifter can be raised higher to
sew on heavy fabrics.
TO REGULATE THE PRESSURE ON THE MATERIAL
ON THE MATERIAL
Medium light weight fabrics require an intermediate pressure. If
sewing fine silk or filmy fabrics, lighten pressure by turning thumb
screw C, on top of the machine over to the left so that it screws
upward. If sewing heavy napped fabrics, increase the pressure
by turning this thumb screw over to the right so that it screws
downward. The pressure should be only heavy enough to prevent
side creeping of the material and still obtain a uniform stitch.
Pile fabrics require a lighter pressure than their appearance of
thickness would indicate, and stitching should be in the direction
of the nap on napped fabrics and in the direction of the pile on