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Mending A Tear; Applying Elastic - ELNA 8600 Instruction Manual

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Mending a Tear

Pull torn edges together and fuse a piece of interfacing
slightly larger than the tear to the wrong side of the
garment.
Select 3.
Decrease stitch length to 0.20 – 0.50.
Begin sewing above the tear. Stitch down the middle,
pulling edges together. Stop sewing just beyond end of
tear. Depending on the tear, you might need to stitch
area 2 or 3 times.

Applying Elastic

Apply elastic to fabric without making an elastic casing.
Select 3.
Increase stitch length to 2.50 – 3.50.
Attach satin stitch foot F.
1. Mark elastic and fabric into equal parts.
2. Match marks on elastic to fabric.
3. Place middle of elastic under center of presser foot
and stitch into place, making sure elastic is evenly
stretched.
NOTE: Apply Elastic with Elastic Gatherer (optional
accessory). The elastic gatherer evenly stretches the
elastic as it is sewn to the fabric. Available in 3 sizes –
8 mm, 10 mm or 13 mm (1/4˝, 3/8˝ or 1/2˝).
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