Blind hem stitch, Straight stretch, Blind hem stitch straight stretch – SINGER 384.13012 (Sold at Sears) User Manual
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Blind Hem Stitch
© Stitch selector;
E or F
(2) Stitch length;
1 to 3
d) Needle thread tension; 1 to 4
@ Presser foot;
® Hem guide
© Lightweight fabric
© Heavyweight fabric
@ Wrong side (Bottom side) of fabric
On heavyweight fabrics that ravel, the raw edge should be
overcast first. Then fold the hem, as illustrated leaving 1/4"
(0,7 cm) of the hem edge showing.
Lower the presser foot, then loosen the foot holder screw to
place the hem guide between the screw and the shank of
Tighten the screw making sure the wall of hem guide is
placed in the middle of the toes of the presser foot.
Raise the presser foot and place the fabric under the foot
so that the fold rests against the wall of hem guide.
Lower the foot, then stitch slowly for better control so that
the zigzag stitches fall on the hem allowance and pierce
While sewing, make sure the fold runs along the wall of
© stitch selector;
A or B
© Stitch length;
Stretch stitch position
@ Needle thread tension: 2 to 6
© Presser foot:
This strong, durable stitch is recommended where both
elasticity and strength are necessary to ensure comfort
Use it to reinforce areas such as crotch and armhole
seams as well as to eliminate puckering on knits and
stretch fabrics. Also use when constructing items requiring
extra strength such as backpacks.