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Using Seam Guides; Turning Square Corners - ELNA lotus 2 Instruction Manual

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Using Seam Guides

The seam guides on the needle plate and the hook cover
plate help you to measure seam allowance.
The numbers on the needle plate indicate the distance
from the center needle position in inches and millimeters.
q Center needle position
The front seam guides are marked at 1/4˝, 3/8˝ and
5/8˝ from the center needle position.
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w Front seam guide at 1/4˝
e Front seam guide at 3/8˝
r Front seam guide at 5/8˝
The angle scales are marked at 45, 60, 90 and 120
degrees.
Use the angle scales when seaming patchwork pieces
(refer to page 54).
t Angle scales
y Cornering guide

Turning Square Corners

When sewing with fabric edge at 5/8˝ seam guide, to
turn a square corner so that sewing continues at same
distance from edge.
Stop the machine when front edge of fabric reaches the
cornering guide lines y.
Raise the presser foot and turn the fabric
counterclockwise 90°.
Lower the presser foot, and begin stitching in the new
direction.
y Cornering guide
NOTE:
Lower the needle by pressing needle up/down button
if the needle stop position is set at up position.
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