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Buttonholes; Using Your "Built-In - Kenmore 1791 Owner's Manual

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BUTTONHOLES
AND FASTNERS
23
USING
YOUR
BUILT-IN
BUTTONHOLE
SYSTEM
It's great
for
making
single
and
extra-long
buttonholes
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Your Kenmore built-in system is the only one that can be
used on free-arm. It is an excellent way to make button-
holes on cuffs, waist bands,
other tight places. An
important aid is the Buttonhole Guide Foot (in your
buttonhole
attachment
box). It has graduated
markings
IYB" apart) to help you make buttonholes to exact size.
Mark buttonhole
length
on your
garment.
Pull the guide foot (A) all the way forward so that the notch
(B) is aligned with
the graduation
(C), with
thread
to rear.
Place fabric
with
marked
buttonholes
under the foot.
The buttonhole
control lever (t7) shows you the direction you w_l{ be
stitching,
The control
set to the left starts
your buttonhole.
Position
marked
buttonhote
so your
needle
pierces
the
beginning
of the
buttonhole.
1. Switch
the control to left, (if it has been already at left, set it at
right, sew several stitches
and switch
to left again.)
Step on foot
control
to form first bartack and left side of buttonhole,
2. When you reach end of left side, slide the control to the right and
complete the buttonhole.
ADJUSTING
STITCH
BALANCE
Stitch
length
differences
in forward
and
reverse
stitches
of
the
buttonhole
are equalized
with
the stitch
modifier.
If the reverse stitches
are too far apart,
turn
the modifier
slightly
clockwise;
if they ere too close together,
turn counter-clockwise.
Setting your machine
Stitch
Selector
-
L_
Stitch Width
Control _ 1 to 1_
Stitch
Length Control
_ 24 to 12
(Green zone)
Stitch
Modifier -- Neutral
{See below)
Buttonhole
Guide Foot
Zfgzag NeedEe Plate
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