Straight stitching – SINGER W1365 User Manual

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For straight sewing on fine fabric or very soft

material, you may want to use the straight stitch presser

foot and the straight stitch needle plate which are in­

cluded in your accessory box. Both have narrow needle


Changing the Foot and Plate. To change presser

foot ( 18 Fig. 1; loosen thumb screw ( 20 Fig. 1) and

remove zigzag foot. Replace with hinged narrow foot

and tighten screw securely.

To change needle plate 16 Fig. 1) remove it with

jover plate from machine. Turn assembly wrong side

up. Hold needle plate in left hand and cover plate in

right (Fig, 12-Ai

Slip upper pin on cover plate out of groove on

needle plate, and pull upper portion of cover plate

away. Then lower pin can be separated from groove

as the tongue on cover plate slips out of the spring

latch on needle plate.

To attach cover plate to straight stitch plate, again

hold assembly- wrong side up. Holding cover plate in

right hand at a slight upward angle, slide lower pin in­

to groove, then l i f t cover plate to insert tongue into

opening of spring latch. Upper pin will then slide
easily into groove.

Put plates on machine and fasten securely with

needle plate screws.

Be sure to set the stitch width at 0 or the needle

will break in striking the foot or plate. Adjust stops 3

to hold zigzag lever





Fig- 12-A

Fig. 12-E