Ladder seam, Xi «1 – SINGER 1263 User Manual
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The blindstitch ladder seam is particularly appropriate
for knit and stretch fabrics. It is ideal for stretchable
construction seams, and edge finishes for necklines,
pockets and collars in sportswear and swimsuits.
• Pattern: Blindstitch
• Needle Position:
• Stitch Width:
i 11 | 1 jf|
• Stitch Length: 1.5 to 2.5
• General Purpose Needle Plate
• General Purpose Foot
Make a test sample to adjust stitch width and length
and needle thread tension to suit the fabric. Needle
thread tension should be lighter than normal.
Cut and fit garment, allowing for 1.5 cm (5/8 inch)
seam allowance..Baste seam line.
Place fabric under presser foot so that the straight
stitches fall oh the seam line basting and the points
toward the centre of the garment.
After stitching, open seam by pulling fabric back on
opposite sides of the seam to produce ladder effect.
Press seam allowance after opening.