Variety of Overcasting Stitches
Multiple Zigzag Stitch
e Presser foot:
This stitch is used to finish a raw edge of synthetics and
other stretch fabrics that tend to pucker.
Sew along the fabric edge leaving an adequate seam
After sewing, trim off the seam allowance closer to the
This stitch is also excellent for darning and mending
Place your fabric to allow a 5/8˝ (1.5 cm) seam. Trim
excess close to the stitching. Be careful not to cut the
Super Overlock Stitch
This industrial inspired overlock stitch is excellent for
assembling and finishing fabrics together in one step.
Apply ribbing to knits and garment retains its shape.
Elna invented this stitch in 1982.
Place the fabric edges together under the presser foot
next to the right side edge of the presser foot.
q Edge of fabric
Zigzag foot A