Free-arm sewing, Sleeves, Buttons – SINGER 6215 User Manual
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7. FREE-ARM SEWING
Fabric handling, when sewing tubular and hard to reach garment areas, is simplified
and made easier when you use the free-arm sewing capability of your sewing
• Free-arm sewing takes the difficulty
out of topstitching, sleeves, finishing
waistbands and pant legs rotate
smoothly under the needle, around
the arm, allowing you to place your
• Sewing buttons on a cuff or neck
band is easy with free-arm sewing.
The sewing arm allows room for
cuffs to slip onto without being
stretched out of shape, and you can
also see and handle the stitching
area more easily.
• Bar tacks reinforce areas of strain
and can be applied to ready-made
garments, as well as to those sewn at
home. Use the free-arm surface to
avoid fabric bulk around the needle
when you apply bar tacks to pockets,
plackets and waistlines.