Buttonholes, Prepare, Tips – SINGER 2250 TRADITION User Manual

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1. Take off the all purpose foot and attach the buttonhole


2. Measure diameter and thickness of button and add 0.3

cm (1/8") for bar tacks; mark buttonhoie size on fabric.


Piace fabric under the foot, so that marking on the

buttonhoie foot aiigns with starting marking on fabric.

Lower the foot, so that the buttonhoie center line marked

on the fabric aiigns with the center of the buttonhoie foot.

Adjust the Stitch Length Diai in the" ea" to set stitch density.


Density varies according to the fabric.

Aiways test sew a buttonhoie on the fabric you are using
to sew the buttonhole.

Follow the 4-step sequence changing from one step to

another with the Pattern Selector Dial. When moving from
step to step through the buttonhole process, be sure that the

needle is raised before turning the Pattern Selector Dial to

the next step. Take care not to sew too many stitches in

steps 2 and 4. Use seam ripper and cut buttonhole open
from both ends towards the middle.


- Slightly reducing upper thread tension will produce better


- Use a stabilizer for fine or stretchy fabrics.
- It is advisable to use heavy thread or cord for stretch or

knit fabrics. The zig-zag should sew over the heavy thread

or cord. (A)