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French Knots; Scallop Stitch; Smocking - ELNA lotus 2 Instruction Manual

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French Knots
q Stitch pattern:
w Thread tension dial: 5 to 8
e Presser foot:
Select the stitch pattern 51 for French knots.
Tighten the thread tension to 5-8 when sewing.
Scallop Stitch
q Stitch pattern:
w Thread tension dial: 3 to 6
e Presser foot:
* The stitch patterns 43 and 69 can also be used.
Sew the stitches approximately 1 cm (3/8˝) inside the
fabric edge.
Trim the outside of the stitches as shown. Make sure not
to cut the thread.

Smocking

q Stitch pattern:
w Thread tension dial: 1 to 4
e Presser foot:
* The stitch patterns 40, 45 and 46 can also be used.
Smocking is a delicate decorative treatment used on
children's clothes or women's blouses.
Use a soft and lightweight fabric such as batiste, gingham
or challis.
Cut the fabric three times wider than the projected width.
Select straight stitch, set stitch length at "5.0" and loosen
the thread tension.
Sew rows of straight stitches 1 cm (3/8˝) apart across the
area to be smocked. Knot the threads along one edge.
From the other edge, pull the bobbin threads to distribute
the gathers evenly.
q 1 cm (3/8˝)
w Knotted thread
Set the thread tension to 1–4 and select a smocking
stitch pattern.
Sew the smocking stitch pattern between the rows of
straight stitches.
Remove the straight stitches by pulling them out.
e Straight stitch
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Satin stitch foot F
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Zigzag foot A
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Satin stitch foot F

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