Sewing on buttons, Fig. 30-b – SINGER W1365 User Manual

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If you plan, to make buttonholes on sheer or soft material place

tarlatan or paper, which can be torn away after stitching, under the

iabric. And it is always wise to make several buttonholes on scraps

of fabric before working on the garment.

For narrower buttonholes, set the stitch width at


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stitch, width lever to 3 for bar tack.









Hemove hinged presser foot and attach button sewincx foot

Fig. 30-A, B and Ci.

Turn drop feed knob to "DOWN"
Move zigzag width lever to "0" position or to the extreme left

Place the button so that its left hole comes directly under the

needle, then gently lower the presser foot. Move the zigzag
width lever to the right until the needle comes exactly over the

right hole of the button. Turn the balance wheel slowly by hand
to be sure the needle clears both holes of the button. Correct

width if necessary.

When needle goes into the center of each hole, run the machine

at medium speed, making five or six stitches, stopping with

the needle in the left hole.

To lock the zigzag stitch and prevent ravelling,

set the stitch width at


, 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

regular way.


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Fig. 30-B