SINGER 513 Stylist User Manual

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practicai, simple way to accent the

3f a dress or coat is to place one

or more rows of stitching along collars,
lapels, facing edges, pockets, seams, etc.

For a tailored look, use lines of regular

straight stitching; sew them with button^

hole twist for added emphasis. For decora-“

tlve interest, use a zig-zag or FlexhStltch

pattern. To add firmness to hems and

seams in knit and stretch garments, top-

stitch with the straight stretch stitch. The

seam guide (see page 58) will help you

place stitching accurately.


with Plain Zig-Zag Stitch

Steps in Making a Dart in interfacing

Flexi-Stitch Dial: O (Off)

Pattern Selector: § (plain zig-zag)

Needle Position: ¿

Stitch Width: ^ (maximum)

Stitch Length: 25 or to suit fabric

General-Purpose Needle Plate and Foot

With zig-zag stitching, interfacings can

be shaped without bulk.

1. Cut out the dart allowance on the

stitching line.

2. Bring raw edges together and pin or

baste in place over a muslin stay.

3. Stitch, backstitching at both ends of

dart for reinforcement.


Step 2