SINGER 221-1 Featherweight User Manual

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Binding Curved Edges

Curved edges can be bound as

easily as straight edges, but require

slightly different fabric handling.

Inside Curves

Inside curves are straightened as

they are fed into the binder. If the

fabric is soft and has a tendency to

stretch, reinforce the edge with a

BINDER (Cont’d)

single row of stitching before


Outside Curves

Outside curves tend to lead away

from the center slot of the scroll and

should be guided so that a full seam

width is taken at the needle point.

Do not attempt to pull or straighten

the fabric into the full length of the



The zipper foot is designed for accurate placement of

stitches close to a raised edge. The hinged feature of this

foot insures even feeding over pins, heavy layers of

fabric or cross seams. It is attached to the machine in

place of the presser foot, and may be adjusted' to either

side of the needle.


Zipper insertions

Tubular cording

Corded seams

Slip cover welting


• Attach zipper foot to machine in

place of presser foot.

• Loosen zipper foot thumb screw

and adjust foot to right or left of

needle, as desired.

Align the notch in the toe with the

needle hole in the throat plate.
Check adjustment by lowering

needle into side notch, making

sure it clears the foot.
Lock foot in position by tighten­

ing thumb screw.

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