Shell hem and use of the optional hemmer foot, Shell hem and use of the optional hemmerfoot – SINGER 1116 User Manual
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□ Shell hem and use of the optional hemmer foot
Shell hem: Decorative edges on sheer, fine and stretch
All purpose foot
Select stitch: G
Stitch length: S1
Neaten the edge of the fabric. At the beginning of the hem,
turn under the edge twice by about 3 mm (1/8") and sew 4-5
stitches to secure. Pull the thread slightly towards the back.
Insert the needle into the fabric, raise the presser foot and
carefully readjust the fabric as needed.(1)
Gently pull the fabric edge towards you and lower the presser
foot. Sew slowly, guiding the fabric closely.
Begin sewing, guiding the fabric into the scroll by holding it
upright and slightly to the left (2).
* The hemmer foot is an optional accessory not supplied with
Select stitch: A or B
If using the hemmer foot, begin sewing and guide the fabric
into the scroll by holding it upright and slightly to the left. The
foot will aid in keeping the fold neat.
stitch length dial
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