SINGER 513 Stylist User Manual
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Before moving stitch width and needie
position selectors make sure needle is
ADJUSTING WIDTH OF
To produce a zig-zag stitch pattern, move
the stitch width selector from straight
stitch setting i to any zig-zag setting to
the right. StitcH width is increased as the
selector is moved to the right.
Most of your basic zig-zag stitching will
be done in center (
) needle position.
) and right ( J ) settings are
used for special stitch placement, as in
buttonhole sewing, button sewing, and
Zig-Zag stitching requires less needle-
thread tension than straight stitching.
Make a test sample with the fabric and
thread you plan to use so that you can
adjust the tension properly. The stitches
should lie flat against the fabric without
causing the fabric to pucker.
If the stitches are not flat and the fabric is
puckered, reduce needle-thread tension
by turning the dial to a lower number.
Adjusting Stitch Width
Most used Widths
Adjusting Stitch Placement
Adjusting P^eedie-Thread Tension