Lingerie seams, Zig-zag seam finishes – SINGER 6110 User Manual
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To make a lingerie seam durable and flexible use the plain zig-zag stitch at a narrow width
sotting. This seam treatment is particularly suitable for bias seams. When seaming nylon tricot
insert a 2045 needle in the machine before you begin to sew.
• Straight stitch the seam line on wrong side
• Press both seam allowances in the same
• From the right side, topstitch with narrow
zig-zag stitching, letting the needle alter
nately enter the seam, tine and seam thick
(Stitch width narrow; stitch length 1 to 1.5).
ZIG-ZAG SEAM FINISHES
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 to determine which method best suits your fabric.
• Pattern Group Selector; /
• Needle Position:
• Stitch Width: | ^ |
Stitch Length: 1 to 3 to suit fabric
• General Purpose Needle Plate
• General Purpose Foot
Method 1 - Trimmed Seam Finish
Adjust stitch width and length to give you
the most «open» stitch that will secure the
fabric edge; avoid harsh overstitching.
Stitch near the edge of seam allowance, and
trim seam edges evenly after stitching.
Method 2 - Overedged Seam Finish
Adjust needle thread tension, stitch width,
and stitch length to suit fabric.
• Trim seam edges evenly.
Place trimmed seam under the foot and over
edge the seam aiiowance as illustrated.