Bound scallops, Applying military braid with the binder, Binding plackets – SINGER 404K User Manual
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To bind a placket, first fold the material in a straight line, as shown in
Fig. 74, placing the fullness in a flat fold on the under side of the material.
Insert the edge of the placket in the Binder and stitch the binding on as
usual. Run the machine slowly as the point is reached and take care that
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too much material is not allowed to feed into the Binder. As soon as you
have reached the point of the placket, fold the material to the other side of
the slit and bind to the end.
For practice, cut a slit about 5 inches deep in muslin and learn to fold
it in a straight line before starting to bind. When you have mastered the
placket you will find it quite easy to bind scallops.
The point at the top of the scallop is bound in
the binding of a small single scallop first before
attempting to bind a row of scallops.
If the material is soft and liable to stretch, add
a row of machine stitching close to the edge of the
scallop before starting to bind the edge.
Applying Military Braid with
Military braid in width may be used in the
Binder by inserting it in the outside slot of the
on pages 33 and 34).
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