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Mending Darning - Kenmore 1791 Owner's Manual

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MENDING
AND
DARNING--
BY MACHINE!
So much
easier!
Takes
little
practice!
HOW TO REPAIR STRAIGHT
OR 3-CORNERED
T_-_AR
Setting your machine
Stitch
Selector
--ii;_
Stitch
Width
Control
-- 4
Stitch
Length
Control
-- Red zone
Stitch
Modifier
-- Neutral
Zigzag Foot
Zigzag Needleplate
Fit torn edges together
closely
as possible
under
the needle,
starting
from
rear of damaged
area. Sew slowly,
making
sure
that
stitching
catches
both
sides
of the tear.
When
turn-
ing, lift needle
to highest
posi-
tion,
back
up
one
or
two
stitches
to secure
corner,
then
repeat
above
operation.
USE A HOOP FOR EASY DARNING
Setting your machine
Stitch
Selector
-- if
Stitch
Width
Control
-
0
Stitch
Length
Control
-- Various
Stitch
Modifier
-
Neutral
Darning
Plate
No Presser Foot
An embroJdeP/hoop
will
help you
hold
dam-
aged
area
securely.
Remove
presser
foot.
Stretch
fabric
between
embroidery
hoops,
cen-
tering
hole to be darned.
Draw bobbin
thread
up
through
fabric
by holding
top thread
and taking
one stitch
at spot where
you want
to start
darn-
ing. Lower
the presser
bar,
then
sew
at slow
speed.
Move fabric
by hand, back and forth with
a steady
rhythm,
to cover darning
area.
Next,
turn the fabric
and sew another
layer
of stitch-
mg across the first
layer.
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