Corded welting – SINGER 404K User Manual
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Move foot to the left of needle.
Close zipper and turn it face up.
Smooth back the seam allowance
at the edge of the zipper.
Top stitch the seam allowance to
the tape close to the folded edge.
• Turn skirt to right side.
• Fold zipper to front of skirt.
• Pin in place from right side.
• Move foot to right of needle.
• Stitch across lower end of zipper and
up to waistline.
• Remove basting.
Cable cord comes in a variety of sizes and when covered with a firmly
woven fabric makes a corded welting that is an excellent seam finish.
This welting is prepared in advance and then stitched into the seam. Cut
a true bias strip 1|- inches wide, plus three times the width of the cord of either
self or contrasting fabric. Sew strips together on the lengthwise grain to
obtain desired length.
Adjust zipper foot to left side of
Encase cord in bias strip, raw
Lower presser bar.
9 Stitch close to cord, using a stitch
plain seaming of same fabric.
Do not crowd stitching against