То make over lock stitch, To turn a corner, To blindstitch – SINGER W217 User Manual
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MAKE OVER LOCK STITCH
r Set stitch regulotor dia! ( 1 8 ) ot 2 or
longer os desired.
Set zig/ag dial
at desired zigzag
3. Ploce the moterial under the presses foot
and lower the presser bar lifter ( 2 4 ) so
thol zigzag stitching locks over outer edge
of the moterlol. ( F i g , 28;i
TO TURN A CORNER
The mochme should be stopped with the needle m the moterial. Roise the presses
bor 'lifter ( 2 4 ) and turn the material m the direction you wish. lower
the presser bar I Tier
and start to sew.
hem desired, with
1 / 1 6 " overlap on
Fold the rnateriol to the size of
the bottom fold os shown in A,
Set stitch regulator dial ( 1 8 ) a! 2 or longer os desired.
Set zigzag dial (23) ot desired zigzog width.
Ploce fabric under the presser foot ond lower presser bar lifter (2 i
so that when the machine zigzogs, the stitch will catch mostly on the
hem and will just borely bite into the fold. (B)
After stitching is completed, unfold the moterial os shown in C,
TO HEM (HEMMER FOOT)
The spiral formed tongue or scroll of the hemmer foot turns in the edge of
the fobric and forms the hem.
1. Attach hemmer foot.
2. Fold the edge of the fobric over approximately
}4 of an inch, then fold
it over again in the some way for a length of about 2 inches.
3. Place the needle ond bobbin threods under the hemmer foot,
4 Insert the fold into the spirol formed opening of the hemmer fool. Move
' the fabric slightly bock and forth until the fold forms scrolled shape.
5, Draw the fabric loword you until the start of the hem edge is lUst below
6. Lower the hemmer foot ond begin to sew. Guide the fobric into the
hemmer foot while sewing. (Fig. 30-B)
Not* ! Don't push or pull the fabric. Even feeding ts essentiol for good
The fabric must be kept at the some width in the scroll
of the hemmer foot ot all limes. Prior to 'olding the edge of the
fobric, cut a corner off the edge of the fobric and you can eosily
insert the fabric into the scroll of the hammer foot.