Sewing knit and stretch fabric, Stretch stitch chart, Sewing thepr^ofessional way – SINGER 413 User Manual
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SEWING THEPR^OFESSIONAL WAY
sewing knit and stretch fabric
When you sew stretch fabric, doubleknit, tricot and jersey, choose one of
the stitch patterns that sew stretch into the seam. A variety of different
stitches are available so you can choose Just the right one for your fabric
and sewing job. The table below will help you make the right selection.
Remember to use a bail-point needle (Style # 2045) in the machine and
increase presser bar pressure when you attach elastic or sew a synthetic
knit or stretch fabric.
STRETCH STITCH CHART
Straight Stretch Stitch
Where to Use
Plain seams that s-t-r-e-t-c-h (press-open or
closed construction) — Crotch seaming —
Sleeve and gusset insertion — Flexible top
stitching — Swim and ski suit construction
— Attaching patch pockets — Repairing and
Plain Zig-Zag Stitch
All-purpose stretch sewing — Lingerie seams
— Attaching stay tapes — Seam finishing —
Edge finishing — Attaching stretch lace.
Flexible blindstitch hemming — Overcast seam
finishing — Shell hems in lingerie — Ladder
Seams — Blindstitch zipper insertion.
Reversible topstitch applications.
Slant Overedge Stitch
Overedged seams that stretch in sportswear,
knitwear, slacks, and bathing suits.