Starting a seam, Guiding and supporting fabric – SINGER 2517 Merritt User Manual

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Starting a seam


Place fabric under presser foot 1/2 inch <12mnn) from

rear of fabric. Align the right edge with one of the seam

guidelines on the needle plate. Lower the presser foot.

Backstitch to the edge of the fabric for reinforcement by
pushing in the reverse button located in centre of the

stitch length dial. Hold button in until stitching reaches

edge of fabric.

Release push button for forward stitching.

Guiding and supporting fabric

• For tricot, and other similar synthetic knits, apply

gentle tension by holding the fabric at the front and

back of presser foot as you sew. Do not pull fabric.

® For elasticated fabric, stretch lace, and knits with an

unusual amount of elasticity, hold the fabric firmily in

front and back of the presser foot to stretch the seam
as the stitches are being placed.


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