SINGER W6105 User Manual
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Many of the finishing touches in a garment can be done by your machine -
hemming, making buttonholes, sewing on buttons, and inserting zippers.
I wo type.sor hems can be made quickly and easily with no hand sewing by using
one of the blindstitches or the hemmer foot.
Zig Zag foot
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Blindstitch consists of four straight stitches and one
zig-zag oi blind stitch. It provides a durable hem that
is almost invisible when using thread the same color
as the fabric. Only the blind stitches will show on
right side of garment. Best suited for straight orsliglitly
Turn up hem the desired width and press. Turn edge
press or baste in place.
Fold hem back against right side of garment with
top edge of hem extending about
to right of gar
Place garment under presser foot so that straight
stitches will fall on hem edge and zig-zag stitch just
catches on thread of folded edge. Guide fabric
evenly while stitching or use cloth guide as an aid.
Stitch slowly for better control.
For a less bulky hem in heavy fabrics, finish raw edge
with tape or lace to eliminate turning in raw edge.
Fold fabric so straight stitches will fall on lace or tape.
Stretch blindstitch has small zig-zag
stitches between the larger zig-zag
stitch. Use for hemming knits and
Fold fabric and stitch same as for
blindstitch. However on knits, elimi
nate turning in raw edge to prevent
ridge from showing on right side ol