Setting the stitch length, Sewing in reverse, Adjusting the tensions – SINGER W167 User Manual
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SETTING THE STITCH LENGTH
The length of the stitch is regulated by knob 7 shown in Fig. 12-B. Near 0 is the shortest
nd 5 is the longest. Turn the knob to the left to lengthen and to the right to shorten the stitch.
STITCH LENGTH CHART (Approximate)
Figure on indicator
Number of stitches per inch No feeding
SEWING IN REVERSE
When you wish to sew in reverse to tie the thread at the beginning or the end of a seam,
press in the reverse button 8 Fig. 12-B as far as it will go. The machine will sew backward as
long as the button is held in. Only 4 or 5 stitches are needed to tie a seam securely.
ADJUSTING THE TENSIONS
Always adjust the upper tension with the presser foot
down, as the tension is automatically released when it is raised.
To increase the tension on the upper thread, turn dial (Fig.
) to the right, or clockwise. To decrease, turn to the left.
The higher the number on the dial the tighter the tension.
Before adjusting lower tension be sure that the machine is
When it is necessary to change the bobbin tension, turn
small screw (Fig. 14) on side of the bobbin case clockwise
to tighten, counter-clockwise to loosen.