Overcasting worn edges, Patching, 3tra1ght or three cornered tear – SINGER W612 User Manual
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OVERCASTING WORN EDGES
Zigzag stitch along the worn edges, catching the fabric as
the needle swings to the left, and allowing the needle to just
over the edge of the fabric on the right (Fig. 98).
Machine baste patch into
place under hole or worn area
v^hich has been cut away.
Then zigzag stitch the patch
into place by overcasting
around edge of hole (Fig. 99).
3TRA1GHT OR THREE CORNERED TEAR
Zigzag stitch along a straight tear catching fabric on left and
right side of tear by swing of needle. Be sure your tensions
are not too tight or puckering will be encountered.
In mending a three cornered tear, start zigzag stitch from
each end and work to center (Fig. 100).