Hemming and sewing on lace at one operation – SINGER 404K User Manual
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When using this seam the garment must be first fitted and the edge of
edges are placed together and in
serted in the Hemmer in the same
material is bulky, the edge of the
from the edge of the lower piece.
seam may be stitched flat to the
the work out flat, then place the
hem in the scroll of the Hemmer,
which acts as a guide, holding the
edge of the hem in position while
it is being stitched.
If the seam is stitched flat to
is visible on the right side.
The hemmed seam may be used on muslin, lawn, organdie, or other
fine materials where a narrow seam is desirable.
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Hemming and Sewing On Lace at One Operation.
Start the hem in the usual way and, with the needle holding the hem in
position, raise the piresser bar sufficiently to allow the edge of the lace to be
slipped in under the Foot Hemmer, at the same time bringing it up through
the slot at the right of the Hemmer. (See Fig. 90). Lower the bar, turn
the hand wheel and- catch the edge of the lace with the needle. Guide
the hem with the right hand and the lace with the left. Care should be taken
not to stretch the lace as it is being fed into the Hemmer.
gathered lace on with the Foot
catches in the Hemmer slot.
applying lace so that the stitch
ing of the hem is not visible is
to start the hem in the usual
way, slipping the lace in from
making a hemmed seam.
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