SINGER 513 Stylist User Manual
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@ Flexi-Sîiîch Dial : O (Off)
i5 Pattern Selector : ^ (blindstitch)
® Needle Position : i
® Stitch Width ; > (narrow)
® Stitch Length : 12
® General-Purpose Needle Plate
® Zipper Foot
Blindstiiching, used instead of straight
stitching for the final step in zipper
insertion, gives a fine finish that is almost
invisible. Indispensable for knits, napped
1. Allow for a J-inch seam allowance in
the zipper area when you cut garment.
2. Insert zipper in the usual way up to the
final step; then, turn garment right
side out and spread fiat with zipper
3. Work from the right side and pin
zipper tape into position.
Baste a guideline for blindstitching
alongside zipper, about f-inch from
garment seam. Make sure basting
stitches go through all fabric layers and
zipper tape. Remove pins.
5. Adjust zipper foot to right side of
6. Turn garment wrong side out. Piace
lower end of zipper tape over feed and
turn front section of garment back to
line of basting, creating a soft fold to
the left of the needle.
7. Set stitch width selector and position
work so that the straight stitches will
go through the seam allowance and
zipper tape, and the sideward stitches
catch a few threads of the fold.
8. Lower zipper foot and stitch slowly.
After stitching, remove basting and
Final Step of Blindstitch