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

of fabric.

• 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).


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:

A» '-X

• 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.

Method 1

Method 2