Preparing to sew – SINGER W1762 User Manual
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SEWING THIN OR LIGHT WEIGHT FABRICS.
When lighter pressure is required to sew satisfactorily on thin
silk or filmy material, the pressure cap should be about halfway
down. Release all the way by pressing the snap lock. A, Fig. 20,
and then press cap B down again to halfway spot. Lower the feed
slightly by turning the red arrow on the knob to "LOW" position.
DARNING AND MONOGRAMMING. In order to move the
fabric freely in any direction for darning, mending and certain
kinds of free-hand embroidery, release the pressure cap B com
pletely by pressing down on the snap lock. A, Fig. 20. Turn the
knob to "DOWN" position, which drops the feed well below the
needle plate. To return feed to normal, return knob to "HIGH".
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P R E P A R I N G T O S E W
Have take-up lever at highest point before starting to sew. Do not try to help the feeding
by pulling the material as this may deflect the needle and cause it to break.
NEVER run machine without material under presser foot.
Place material and threads in position under the presser foot and lower the presser foot. Turn
the hand wheel toward you until the needle is at its highest point. You are now ready to begin
sewing. By having the needle at its highest point, it is not necessary to touch the hand wheel
to start the machine. You merely press the control. The speed of the machine is regulated by
increasing or decreasing the amount of pressure exerted on the control.