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Interfacing - Kenmore 1791 Owner's Manual

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iNTERFACING
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To support
and shape
edges
and details
You will use this for stiffening
collars,
cuffs, flaps
m many
garment
areas --
fronts,
hems,
iapels.
The interfacing
may be any special fabric
applied
to the inside
of a garment
to give it shape,
body
and/or
support.
"'tnterfacings"
come
m light,
medium
and heavy weaghts w also in "fusible"
fabrics,
with
adhesives
applied,
Generally,
you
will use the machine
settings shown at right, for
seams or darts in interfacing.
Setting your machine
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Stitch
Selector -- il
Stitch Width
Controt--
2 to 4
Stitch
Length Control -- 12
Stitch
Modifier
-- Neutral
Zigzag Presser Foot
Zigzag Needleplate
YOU'LL USE STRAIGHT AND ZIGZAG STITCHES FOR SUPER-SEWING,
TOO!
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1. Straight
2, Zigzag
3.
Mending
4.
Box
5. Blind Hem
6. Elastic Blind
7.
Fagoting
The following
stitches
are built into your
machine
to give you the
optimum
in ease of use in sewing basic stitches.
Below are some of the
uses for each stitch:
t.
Straight----Basting,
seaming,
and top stitching.
(See pages
15
and 16).
2. Zigzag----Satin
stitching,
AppIiclue
(Page 39), Overcasting
and
Bar Tacking.
3. Mending----
Repair garments
end sew interfacings,
(Page 20).
4. Box ----
Can be used for Overcasting
also, or a decorative
stitch
around a collar etc.
5. Blind Hem ----
Hemming
of all types of fabrics,
Especially
helpful
when sewing large pieces of fabric such as draperies.
6, Elastic Blind Hem ----
provides a stretchy,
durable
hem finish
to
soft, stretchable
materials.
7. Fagoting
----A
decorative
stitch
that can be used for repair of
tears that requae a backing
for stability.
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