Patchwork quilting, Honeycomb stitch #9 – SINGER 6215 User Manual
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Use the Honeycomb Stitch for smocking, mending and sewing stretch fabrics.
Smocking is decorative stitching across evenly spaced gathers of fabric.
HONEYCOMB STITCH #9
To Gather Fabric
• Sew rows of straight stitches, 1 /4" apart,
across area to be smocked.
• Pull thread evenly, gathering fabric.
• Tie ends of every two rows of stitching
together to hold gathers in place.
• Baste a backing to wrong side of fabric.
To Smock Fabric
Stitch Selection:Honeycomb Stitch#9
Stitch Width: 11|||1|
Stitch Length: At dot (•)
Foot: Special Purpose (J)
Needle Plate: General Purpose (A)
• Sew between rows of straight stitches.
• Pull out straight stitches when
Patchwork quilting can be used
effectively on a wide range of
Cut fabric squares to the desired
Join the alternating squares with
the straight stitch.
After stitching, cut a backing to the
full size of the finished work.
Create a quilted effect by basting a
padding layer to the backing.
Stitch lengthwise and crosswise,
overlapping the patches so the
seams are straddled.
Pull the threads to the underside of
the work, and trim.
Finish by sewing a binding to the