Buttons, Forming a th road shank – SINGER 3103 User Manual

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Pattern: Zig-Zag

Stitch Width: As required

Needle Position:

Button Foot

Feed Cover Needle Plate

Speed: Moderate

Flat buttons can be sewn on quickly and easily

using the plain zig-zag stitch.

The space between the holes in the button

determines stitch width settings.

1. Insert feed cover needle plate.



Set stitch width at | and needle position



Position button under foot

and lower the needle into the center of the

left hole. Lower the foot. Turn hand wheel

toward you until needle rises out of button

and is above the foot.


Move stitch width selector until needle is

over the other hole in the button. Then,

when you begin to stitch, the needle should

enter into the rigt hole of the button. Take

six or more zig-zag stitches to attach button.

E nd on left side.

4. To fasten stitching, adjust stitch width to|

and take three or four stitches.



Remove work, draw threads to underside

fasten, and trim.

Forming a Th road Shank

To form a thread shank, sew over the blade of

a regular machine needle.

Position button and lower button foot. Pla­

ce needle in groove of foot so that the point

enters the hole in the foot. The farther in

you push the needle, the longer the shank

wilt be.

After stitching, remove the needle from the

groove. Renrwve work and cut the threads

about 15 centimeters (6 inches) from fabric.

Pull thread erxls to back of button and form

a firm shank between button and fabric by

wiriding threads tightly around the attachirig

stitches. Tie thread ends securely.


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