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