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Sewing Stretch Fabrics And Elastic Tape; Stretch Stitching; Elastic Attaching - Brother EX-660 Operation Manual

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SEWING STRETCH FABRICS AND ELASTIC TAPE

Stretch fabrics can be sewn and elastic tape can be attached.
Stitch Name
Stretch stitch
J
03
3-point
J
05
zigzag stitch
*Rfc.: Reinforcement
Observe the corresponding precautions when performing each of the following stitching operations.

Stretch stitching

a
Attach zigzag foot "J".
b
Select stitch
.
c
Sew the fabric without stretching it.

Elastic attaching

When elastic tape is attached to the cuff or waist of a
piece of clothing, the finished dimensions will be that
of the stretched elastic tape. Therefore, it is necessary
that a suitable length of the elastic tape be used.
a
Pin the elastic tape to the wrong side of the
fabric.
Pin the elastic tape to the fabric at a few points to make
sure that the tape is uniformly positioned on the fabric.
2
a Elastic tape
b Pin
Pattern No.
Application
Sewing stretch fabrics
03
03
03
and decorative stitching
Overcasting on medium
weight or stretch fabrics,
05
05
05
attaching elastic, darn-
ing, etc.
1
Stitch Width
Stitch Length
[mm (inch.)]
[mm (inch.)]
Auto
Manual
Auto
Manual
1.0
1.0–3.0
2.5
1.0–4.0
(1/16)
(1/16–1/8)
(3/32)
(1/16–3/16)
5.0
1.5–7.0
1.0
0.2–4.0
(3/16)
(1/16–1/4)
(1/16)
(1/64–3/16)
b
Attach zigzag foot "J".
c
Select stitch
.
d
Sew the elastic tape to the fabric while
stretching the tape so that it is the same length
as the fabric.
While pulling the fabric behind the presser foot
with your left hand, pull the fabric at the pin nearest
the front of the presser foot with your right hand.
CAUTION
● When sewing, be sure that the needle does
not touch any pins, otherwise the needle may
bend or break.
Yes
*
No
Rfc.
( J )
Yes
*
No
Rfc.
( J )
3
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