Singer Guide ENG 1
OVERLOCK SEWING AND EMBELLISHMENT ELASTIC FOOT #2
70 550621 M/C Code: SA The Elastic Foot is used for stretching and attaching elastic to a project. The amount of stretch can be adjusted easily. The foot can also be used to attach a stay tape to a seam to prevent stretching. Setting up the Serger: Needles: One or two Stitch Type: Three-thread overlock or four-thread ultra stretch mock safety stitch Stitch Length: 4 Differential Feed: Normal Upper Knife: Engaged or disengaged 1. Loosen the screw and pull the guide to the left. 2. Insert the elastic through the opening and pull to the back of the foot. 3. Re-position the guide and tighten the screw. 4. Snap the Elastic Foot to the machine. 5. Adjust the amount of stretch desired with the adjusting screw on the top of the foot. 6. Position the fabric wrong side up under the foot to the desired position. 7. Sew while lightly pulling the elastic to the back of the machine. Be careful not to cut the elastic while stitching. Note: If desired, the stitched elastic can be stretched, turned down and stitched with a regular sewing machine using a straight stretch or multi-stretch zigzag stitch. BLIND HEM FOOT #270 550623 M/C Code: SA The Blind Hem Foot stitches the hem, overcasts the edge and trims all in one step. The stitching occurs on the wrong side of the fabric, and the stitches barely catch the right side of the fabric. Setting up the Serger: Needle: Right needle Stitch Type: Three-thread overlock Stitch Length: 3 - 4 Differential Feed: Normal Upper Knife: Engaged 1. Snap on the Blind Hem Foot. 2. Fold up the hem. Press 3. Turn the hem back against the right side of fabric, leaving about ¼” of the hem exposed. 4. Position the fold of the hem against the guide of the foot. 5. The position of the guide can be adjusted by loosening the screw, moving the guide, and then re-tightening the screw. 6. Sew, guiding the fabric so that the stitching just catches the folded edge. 35 Note: On a scrap of the fabric, test the stitching to make certain that the stitching is catching just the edge of the fold before hemming the project.