Corded seams, Making the welting, Stitching weiting into seam – SINGER 8019 User Manual

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Corded Seams

The corded seam is a professional treatment
for slipcovers, children’s clothes, blouses,
and lingerie. To make a corded seam, make
the welting first (or buy it ready-made), then
stitch it into the seam. For both steps, use the
following settings and accessories:


• Pattern Group:


. stitch Width:


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• Needle Position: i» H

• Stitch Length: Slightly longer than for

regular seaming

• Zipper Foot

• Zig-Zag or Straight Stitch Needle Plate

1. Making the welting

1. Buy cable cord (at a notions counter) of

desired size.

2. Cut bias strips of fabric (width: three times

the diameter of the cord plus 3cm (1-1/4").

3. Sew strips together on the lengthwise

grain to obtain desired length.

4. Fold resulting strip over cord with raw

edges even.

5. Attach zipper foot to the left of the needle.

(For Instructions on attaching zipper foot,
see page 36).

6. Lower the presser foot.

7. Stitch close to the cord (but do not crowd

stitching against cord), pulling gently on
the strip, both in front and in backof the
zipper foot.

2. Stitching weiting into seam

1. Attach zipper foot to the right of the

needle so that the bulk of the fabric will fall

to the left.

2. Stitch welting to the right side of a single

seam edge; guide the edge of the foot next
to the cord but do not crowd.


Place the attached

second seam edge,

4. Place the work under the needle, with the

first stitching on top so that you can use it
as a guide.

5. Stitch, this time crowding the foot against

the cord.

welting over the

and pin or baste


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