SINGER W1640 User Manual
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SAtiN STITCH (See Fig. 35) i
Turn Stitch Selector (C Fig. 35) at
Stitch Length Dial (A) to shortest indication mark.
’ Turn Stitch Width Dial (B Fig. 35) to desired width.
Closely spaced zigzag stitches which form a smooth, satin-like surface are
called satin stitches. May be used for monograms, appliques and embroidery.
. Turn Stitch Selector (C Fig. 35) at ,
Turn Stitch Length Dial (A Fig. 35) to longest stitch.
. Turn Stitch Width Dial (B Fig. 35) to "0” position for triple seam stitch, to
wider zigzag width for rickrack stitch.
Stretch straight stitch is a triple lock stitch, combining stretchability and strength.
Use for stitching regular seams in knits and stretch fabrics.
Use for stitching seams in woven fabrics that receive a lot of strain when worn,
such as side seams, crotch seams, and armholes in sportswear and children's
Also use for topstitching when you want a heavier row of stitching without using
Guide fabric gently allowing machine to make the back-and-forth stitches that
give stretch to the seam.
1. Turn Stitch Selector (C Fig. 35) to ^
2. Turn Stitch Length Dial (A Fig. 35) to desired length.
3. Turn Stitch Width Dial (B Fig. 35) to desired width.
This stitch is specially designed for sewing and invisible hem on stretch fabric.
1. Fold material into size of hem desired and fold back as shown below with 1/5
mm) overlapping on bottom fold of edge.
2. Start to sew on the fold, having narrower zigzag stitches sewn on hem edge and
wider zigzag stitches slightly touching folded top.
3. Unfold the fabric, and you will have an invisible hem.