Sewing a cover stitch
1. Determine how much of the fabric will be folded
2. Fold up the fabric the desired amount, and then
iron it in place.
3. Use a ruler to measure, and then use a
fabric marker to mark the top of the fabric to
sew where the edge of the folded fabric is
4. Place the bottom of the presser foot onto the
top of fabric, and then check that the drawn
mark is just barely to the right of the left needle.
5. Sew exactly on the mark.
6. After sewing is finished, refer to "Removing the
fabric from the machine (Cover stitch model)"
on page 24 for details on taking care of the
1 Fabric (surface)
2 Mark drawn with fabric marker
3 Left needle (just barely on the left side of the mark)
4 Right needle
Sewing tubular garments
(for example, cuffs)
Without free-arm sewing
1. Raise the presser foot, insert the fabric as
shown in the illustration, lower the presser foot,
and then begin sewing.
2. Finish sewing by overlapping about 4 cm (1-1/2
inch) of the beginning and end of the stitching.
When sewing tubular garments, overlapping
the beginning and end of the stitching by about
4 cm (1-1/2 inch) will prevent the seam from
3. Remove the fabric as explained in "Removing
the fabric from the machine (Cover stitch model)"
and "Removing the fabric from the machine (Top
cover stitch model)" on pages 24 and 25.