Twin Needle Hem
A twin needle hem is quick and easy. This is an excellent
hemming method for knit fabrics because the bobbin
thread zigzags, allowing the hem to stretch with the
1.5 - 3
fabric. Be sure to use a stretch twin needle for knit
CAUTION: Twin needles are available in many different
sizes and widths. Before sewing, always turn the flywheel
3 - 5
to make sure the needles do not hit the foot. If you use
any stitch other than the straight stitch, the stitch width
must be 3 mm or less.
Switch OFF the machine. Insert a twin needle and
additional spool pin (see page 34).
Thread the machine in the same manner as for single
thread (see page 38), using both spool pins.
Thread each needle from front to back.
NOTE: Needle threader cannot be used with twin needle.
Switch ON the machine.
Fold the hem up desired amount and topstitch with the
twin needle. Carefully trim away excess fabric using
Switch OFF the machine.
Remove twin needle. Set up machine for single needle