Narrow hemming – SINGER W120 User Manual
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19. NARROW HEMMING
Turn balance wheel towards you until needle
reaches its highest point. Raise presser bar
and remove the regular presser foot. At
tach hemmer foot (Fig. 27).
1. Fold over edge of material approximately
wide, then fold it over again in the
same way for a length of about 2". Insert
this folded end from beneath into spiral
formed opening (scroll) or hemmer foot.
Move material back and forth until the
hem forms itself in the scroll.
2. Pull material towards you until the be-
of the hem is just below the
3. Lower presser foot and begin to sew.
Guide material into hemmer foot while
sewing (Fig. 27).
NOTE: Do not crowd material into scroll and do not leave scroll
Feed just enough material into the hemmer foot to fill out the scroll.
Instead of a straight stitch, you can also use a zigzag stitch for this hemming
operation. Be sure however, to adjust the width of the zigzag stitch to be as
wide as the hem itself. Using a very long stitch and tight tensions will pro
duce a shell stitch.
only partly filled