SINGER W1466 User Manual
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SEWING ON BUTTONS
1. Remove hinged presser foot and attach button sewing foot.
(Item 9 Fig. 37). See Fig. 28.
2. Push drop feed button "DOWN" all the way.
3. Set zigzag stitch width stop at 0. Place the button so that
its left hole comes directly under the needle, then gently
lower the presser foot.
4. Move zigzag stitch width stop until the needle comes down
exactly over the right hand hole in the button.
Turn the hand wheel slowly by hand to be sure the needle
enters both holes in button without deflecting needle, correct
width if necessary.
5. When needle goes into the center of each hole, run the
machine at medium speed, making six or eight stitches,
stopping with the needle in the left hole.
6. To lock the zigzag stitch and prevent ravelling, set the stitch
width at 0, and take a few stitches in the same hole. If you
wish you may place a rounded toothpick over the button,
between the two holes, and sew button to fabric in regular
Remove the toothpick and wind thread under the button
forming a shank, fasten.
Apply the above method to sew on buttons with four holes,
hooks and snaps, etc. If a four hole button is to be sewn, follow
the same procedure above for the two hole button.
Now lift presser foot slightly and move fabric to permit
stitching the remaining two holes. Hook, snaps, etc., are sewn
to the fabric with the same procedure as for sewing two hole