Applications, Blindstitch, Blindstitch hems – SINGER 6110 User Manual

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provides a durable hem finish. However, the creative ways that one might apply «

this stitch are unending.






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Blindstitch Hems

• Pattern Group Selector: c?


• Needle Position;

• Stitch Width;

• Stitch Length: 1 to 2.5

• General Purpose Needle Plate

• General Purpose Foot

• Blindstitch Hern Guide

1. Raise foot, loosen screw, and slip blindstitch

hem guide from the front between the screw

and the shank of the foot. Make sure the

underside of the guide clears the slide plate

and the front of the foot. Tighten screw with


2. Prepare hem in the usual way. It is advisable

to baste the hem. Place the basting at least

1.3 cm


inch) below the edge of the hem

allowance to avoid catching the flange of
the guide as you stitch.

3. With the wrong side of the work uppermost,

turn the hem under, creating a soft fold

from the top edge of the hem,

4. Position the hem under the foot with the soft

fold resting against the wall of the guide.

Make sure the flange of the guide is be­
tween the soft fold and top of hem. as shown.

5. Lower the foot and stitch so that the straight

stitches fall on the hem allowance and the
zig-zag stitches pierce the soft fold of the

work. Adjust stitch width if necessary. While

stitching, guide the hem edge in a straight

line and feed the soft fold evenly against

the wall of the guide.