Sewing on buttons – SINGER W612 User Manual

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0) Remove z.giog prefer fool and replace with bullón sewing foot

(Fig. 34)



Push drop feed button “DOWN all the way (F,g.38)


Set zigzag width control 6 (Fig. 1) at 0


Set needle position control 7 (Fig. D at L position

(5) Set machine at M position (See Page 16)

6 Place button so the hole on the left hand side is

V -^r

the needle (Fig. 35), then gently lower the presser

^.g. 36)

(7) Turn zigzag width stop 10 (Fig. l) until needle comes down exactly

over the righthand hole in the button.

Turn hand wheel slowly

by hand to be sure the needle enters both holes ,n button without

deflecting needle, correct width if necessary.

(8) When needle goes into the center of each hole, run the mac me

at medium speed, making six or eight stitches, stopping with the

needle in the left hole.


To lock the zigzag stitch and prevent ravelling, set the .

width at 0, and take a few stitches in the same hole. If you

wish you may place a rounded toothpick over the button, between

the two holes, and sew button to fabric in regubr way.

Remove the toothpick and wind thread under the button, forming

a shank to fasten.



Apply the above method to sew on buttons with four holes, hooks

and snaps, etc. If a four hole button is to be sewn, folbw the

same procedure above for the two hole button.

Now lift presser foot slightly and move fabric to permit stitc ing

the remaining two holes. Hooks, snaps, etc., are sewn to the

fabric with the same procedure as for sewing two hole buttons.

Fig. 34

Fig. 35

Fia. 38