Sewing on buttons – SINGER W167 User Manual
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If you set the stitch width lever near to 0 position, you will get
wide cutting space between left-hand and right-hand sides, the
higher the number the less cutting space.
A wide cutting space can be use as an opening for a belt or
If you plan to make buttonholes on sheer or soft material, place
tarlatan or paper, under fabric which can be turn away after stitching,
i! IS always wise to make several buttonholes on scraps of fabric be
f >re working on the garment.
SEWING ON BUTTONS
Remove hinged presser foot and attach button sewing foot.
30-A, A and C )
Turn drop feed knob to "DOWN"
Move zigzag width lever to "0" position or to the extreme left.
Place the button so that its left hole comes directly under the
width lever to the right until the needle comes exactly over the
right hole of the button and set left stop. Turn the balance wheel
slowly by hand to be sure the needle clears both holes of the
button. Correct width if necessary.
When needle goes into the center of each hole, run the machine
at medium speed, making five or six stitches, stopping with the
needle in the left hole.
To lock the zigzag stitch and prevent ravelling,
set the stitch width at 0, and take a few stitches
in the same hole. If you wish you may place a
rounded toothpick over the button, between the
two holes, and sew button to fabric in regular way.
button, forming a shank. Fasten. Apply the above
method to sew on buttons with four holes, hooks
and snaps, etc.