Adjusting width of design, Adjusting stitch placement, Adjusting needle-thread tension – SINGER 413 User Manual
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Before moving stitch width and needle
position selectors make sure needle is
Adjusting Stitch Width
Most used Widths
Adjusting Stitch Placement
ADJUSTING WIDTH OF
To produce a zig-zag stitch pattern, move
the stitch width selector from straight
stitch setting 0, to any setting between
1 and 5. The higher the number, the
wider the stitch.
Most of your basic zig-zag stitching will
be done in center (C) needle position.
Left (L) and right (R) settings are used
for special stitch placement, as in button
hole sewing, button sewing and twin-
Zig-zag stitching requires less needle-
thread tension than straight stitching.
Make a test sample with the fabric and
thread you plan to use so that you can
adjust the tension properly. The stitches
should lie flat against the fabric without
causing the fabric to pucker.
If the stitches are not flat and the fabric
is puckered, redtrce needle-thread tension
by turning the dial to a lower number.
Adjusting Needle-Thread Tension