Adjusting lever, Adjusting, Finger – SINGER 404K User Manual
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It is necessary to become familiar with the Ruffler before it can be used
successfully. Take the Ruffler from the set of attachm mts and compare it
with Fig. 99. Note the names and uses of the principal parts, as under :
The Ruffler can be used on all Straight Needle domestic sewing
machines and is attached in place of the presser foot. The needle is
threaded in the manner described in the instruction book supplied
with the machine.
The Parts of the Ruffler and Their Uses.
SEPARATOR RUFFLING ^SEPARATOR
. 99. T
Note : If your Ruffler is not exactly like Fig. 99, you will find the working
parts quite similar. Any difference in the adjustments is explained in the
—the part by which the Ruffler is attached to the presser bar.
The Fork Arm
—the section which must be placed astride the needle clamp.
The Adjusting Screw—
the screw which adjusts the fullness of the gather.
The Adjusting Lever
—the lever which sets the Ruffler for plain gathering or
The Ruffling Blade
—the upper blue steel blade with teeth at the end to
push the material in plaits up to the needle.
The Separator Blade
prevents the teeth of the ruffling blade from coming into contact with
the teeth on the feed dog.
The Separator Guide
—the guide on the under side of the Ruffler, containing
several slots into which the edge of the material is slipped to keep the
heading of the ruffle even.
Lines 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 (Fig. 99) indicate where the material is to be placed
for various operations, as follows :
Line 1—the proper position for the material to which the ruffle is applied.
Line 2—the material to be gathered.
Line 3—the facing for the ruffle.
Line 4—the strip of piping material.
Line 5—the edge to be piped.
Refer to this illustration when inserting the material in the Ruffler.