SINGER 513 Stylist User Manual
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Elastic will remain streichabie when it is
attached with the plain zig-zag stitch.
The flexible joining produced by this
stitch allows elastic banding to be
stitched under, over, or between fabric
layers, making it pariicuiarly useful in the
construction of lingerie and swimsuits,,
® Flexi-Stitch Dial : O (Off)
© Pattern Selector: § (plain zig-zag)
® Needle Position : X
@ Stitch Width :
® Stitch Length : About 20
® General-Purpose Needle Plate and Foot
Seams in knit and stretch fabrics can be
joined and finished in one operation with
the slant overedge stretch stitch.
® Flexi-Stitch Dial: Red
® Pattern Selector: ^ (slant overedge)
® Needle Position:
® Stitch Width:
© Stitch Length Dial: Red ^
© General-Purpose Needle Plate and Foot
® Speed; Moderate
TvA/0 different methods may be used.
Method # 1 (overedging) is recommended
for firm fabrics in garments where a J-
inch seam allowance is adequate. Method
#2 (mock overedging) is most appro
priate for bulky knits and fabrics that have
a tendency to curl or fray and should be
used where a wider seam allowance is
needed. Make a test sample to help you
decide which method is best for your
fabric and garment. Be sure to duplicate
the cut of the garment seam in your test.
Remember to use a ball-point (yellow
band). Style 2045, Size 14 needle in
your machine if you are sewing a syn
Attaching Elastic with