Chapter 3. straight stitching, Adjusting machine stitch to suit your fabric – SINGER 5147 User Manual
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Chapter 3. Straight Stitching
adjusting machine stitch to suit your fabric
Before you move the selectors to set your
machine for straight stitching, turn the hand
wheel toward you until the needle is above the
• Pattern Selector: 1
• Stitch Width: 0
• Stitch Length; 1.5-4 to suit fabric
REGULATING PRESSER FOOT
The pressure regulator adjusts the pressure
that the presser foot exerts on the fabric. Cor
rect pressure is important because it enables
the fabric to feed smoothly and evenly, without
The normal setting is being used when the
pressure regulator is in the middle position.
The normal setting is an all-purpose setting
that can be used for sewing a wide variety of
fabrics of different weights and textures.
Lower the foot before setting pressure
1. To increase pressure, slowly press down on
pressure regulator A until desired pressure
2. To release pressure regulator, press down
on the round base B.