Construction stitches, Multi-stich zig-zag – SINGER 3150 User Manual
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The multi-stitch zig-zag is an extremely versatile
stitch. Use it to mend, join, or reinforce
without bulk. With this stitch you may attach
elastic and finish seams. There are many other
useful applications for the multi-stitch zig-zag.
MENDING A TEAR
• Stitch: Multi-Stitch Zig-Zag Disc 2
• Needle Position: L|X|«
• Stitch Width:
• Stitch length: 5 to 1
• General purpose needle plate.
General purpose foot or special purpose foot.
Trim ragged edges.
Place underlay on the wrong side of tear for
reinforcement. Baste one side of underlay in
Stitch on the right side, bringing the edges
of the tear together. Shorten stitch length at
ends and corners to give extra strength.
Finishes for hems and facings
Hem and facing edges in knit and stretch fabrics
will be less apt to prees throug and ma rk when
given a flat edge finish. Edge finishing with the
turned-ln edges and retains fabric flexibility.
Make a test sample to check thread tension
and stitch length If you are using the
Place stitching about 1,3 cm (1 /2 inch) from
hem or facing edge. Avoid stretching edge
Press after stitching and trim away excess
fabric close to the stitching line.