Lingerie seams, Method # 1, Method # 2 – SINGER 413 User Manual
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SEWING KNIT AND STRETCH FABRICS (Continued)
For a |-inch Seam
To make seams m lingerie durable and
flexible, use a combination of straight
and zig-zag stitching.
Method # 1
For f-inch bias seam in woven fabric:
Straight-stitch the seam (with stitch
width at 0) on wrong side of fabric.
Press both seam allowances in the
same direction. Then, from the right
side, top-stitch with narrow zig-zag
enter seam line and seam thickness.
Method # 2
For narrow seams in nylon tricot:
• Cut fabric for f-inch seam allowance.
• Straight-stitch seamline on wrong side
of fabric. Then place a line of medium
wide, open zig-zag stitching close to
the straight stitching. (Stitch width
3i to 4; stitch length 20.)
• Flexi-Stitch Pattern Dial:
• Pattern Selector: A/VW (plain zig-zag) or
• Needle Position: C (center)
• Stitch Width: 4 or 5
• Stitch Length: 8-20, depending on choice
of stitch and fabric
• General Purpose Throat Plate and Foot
Seam edges support the garment and
should be given a durable finish if the
fabric is likely to ravel. There are two
methods of finishing seams in such
fabrics: trimming seam edge or over
edging. Make a test sample first to
determine which method best suits your