SINGER 513 Stylist User Manual
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The plain zig-zag pattern is just as
useful for mending as it is for creative
sewing. It forms a flexible bond for re
pairing tears and stretch garments.
f\/ieiiding a Tear
© Flexi-Stitch Dial: O (Off)
© Pattern Selector: ^ (plain zig-zag)
® Needle Position :
© Stitch Width; | or ^(maximum)
© Stitch Length : About 25
® General-Purpose Needle Plate and Foot
Tear Mended with
1. Trim ragged edges.
2. Place underlay on the wrong side of
tear for reinforcement. (It is best not
to baste or pin the underlay since you
will be bringing the edges of tear
together in the next step.)
3. Stitch on the right side, bringing the
edges of the tear together.
Bar-Tacked Belt Loops
Shorten stitch length at ends and
corners to give extra strength.
5. Trim underlay.
Bar tacks, to reinforce points of strain,
are made with the plain zig-zag stitch at
satin stitch length. Use them at pocket
corners, to attach garters, secure shoulder
straps, belt loops and zipper openings.