Straight stitching – SINGER W167 User Manual
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For straight stitching on fine fabric or very soft ma
terial, you may want to use the straight stitch presser
foot and the straight stitch needle plate which are includ
ed in your accessory box. Both have narrow needle slots.
foot (13, Fig. 1) loosen thumb screw (15, Fig. 1 > and
and tighten screw securely.
To change needle plate (12, Fig. 1) remove it with
cover plate from machine. Turn assembly wrong sideup.
Hold needle plate in left hand and cover plate in right.
Slip upper pin on cover plate out of groove on needle
plate, and pull upper portion of cover plate away. Then
lower pin can be separated from groove as the tongue on
cover plate slips out of the spring latch on needle plate.
To attach cover plate to straight stitch plate, again
hold assembly wrong side up. Holding cover plate in
right hand at a slight upward angle, slide lower pin into
groove, then lift cover plate to insert tongue into opening
of spring latch. Upper pin will then slide easily into
Put plates on machine and fasten securely with needle
Be sure to set the stitch width at 0 or the needle
will break in striking the foot or plate. Adjust stoppers
(3) to hold zigzag lever (2 ) in ( 0 ) position.