Foot hemmer (confd), Hemmed seams – SINGER 221K Featherweight User Manual
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FOOT HEMMER (Confd)
• Stitch slowly for several inches until
hem is well started. Hold thread ends in
back of foot with the left hand and
guide the raw fabric edge into the mouth
of the scroll with the right hand.
Even feeding is essential to good hem
ming. The same width of fabric must be
kept in the scroll of the hemiher at all
Hemmed seams are often substituted for
French seams where a fine narrow seam is
• Allow a scant seam allowance.
• With right sides of the fabric together,
place the upper layer a scant to the
left of the lower layer.
Insert the two fabric edges into the
hemmer and proceed as for a plain hem.