Buttons and buttonholes, Buttons and byitonholes – SINGER 513 Stylist User Manual

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® Flexi-Stitch Dial: O

® Pattern Selector: J (plain zig-zag)

® Needle Position: ^ (left)

® General-Purpose Presser Foot

© Feed-Cover Needle Plate

Fiat buttons can be sewn on quickly and

easily using the plain zig-zag stitch. The

space between the holes in the button

determines stitch width settings. For

buttons with standard hole spacing, use

settings I and | as shown. For buttgns

with unusual hole spacing, use setting \
and increase or decrease the width { g )

as necessary.

1. Attach feed-cover needle plate (see

page 7), and turn Flexi-StHch dial to 0.


Set stitch width at j and needle

position at L (left). Position button
under foot and lower needle into

center of left hole by turning hand

wheel toward you. Lower foot. Turn

hand wheel toward you until needle

rises out of button and is just above the


3. Set stitch width at medium-wide zig­

zag ( I ) setting. Check stitch width

by turning hand wheel slowly toward

you; the needle should enter the right

hole of the button. Take six or more

zig-zag stitches to attach button. End

on leftside.

4. To fasten stitching, return to stitch

width i and take three or four stitches.


Replace feed-cover needle plate with the

general-purpose needle plate when work

is completed.

NOTE: For best results, and when using
buttons less than one Inch In diameter,

the button sewing foot is recommended

(see page 58).