Satin stitching, Accessory and selector settings, Adjusting stitch length – SINGER 6110 User Manual
Page 22: Adjusting needle thread tension
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When you wish to produce a satin stitch make
a test sample first so you can adjust stitch
length and thread tension properly. Soft fabric
may require a backing to ensure a firm stitch.
Crisp organdy, lawn or a fusible interfacing
are suitable for this purpose.
Accessory and Selector Settings
Pattern Group Selector: /
• Needle Position:
• Stitch Width: •
• Stitch Length: 0 to 1
• General Purpose Needle Plate
• Special Purpose Poot
ADJUSTING STITCH LENGTH
• Turn stitch length selector dial to 1,
• Run the machine at a slow speed and grad
ually turn stitch length dial clockwise until
stitches are closely spaced and form a
ADJUSTING NEEDLE THREAD TENSION
Satin stitching requires less tension than
straight stitching or open zig-zag stitching.
Furthermore, the wider the stitch, the lighter
the tension on the thread must be. Notice the
stitching on your sample. If the fabric is puck
ered. lower the needle thread tension by
turning the tension dial to a lower number.