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Blind Hem - ELNA eXpressive 860 Instruction Manual

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2.8 mm

Blind hem

Select "Blind Hem".
The following 2 options are available.
q Woven
For blind hemming regular woven fabric
w Stretch/Knit
For blind hemming stretch or knit fabric.
To sew:
Attach the blind hem foot G.
Fold the fabric to form a hem leaving a 0.5 cm (1/4˝)
allowance as shown.
e 0.5 cm (1/4˝)
(A) Medium to heavy fabrics: The raw edge should be
overcasted.
(B) Fine fabrics: Fold the raw edge 1 cm (1/2˝).
r 1 cm (1/2˝)
Position the fabric so that the fold comes to the left side of
the guide on the foot. Lower the presser foot.
The needle should just pierce the folded edge when it
comes over to the left side.
Adjust the position of the needle drop if necessary.
Sew guiding the fold along the guide.
t Fold
y Guide
After sewing is finished, open the fabric flat.
The seam on the right side of the fabric is almost invisible.
Adjusting the needle drop position
Press the adjust key to open the manual setting window.
Press the "+" key in the upper row to move the needle
drop positions to the left.
Press the "–" key in the upper row to move the needle
drop positions to the right.
Press the OK key to register the settings.
The needle drop position will change, while the stitch
width (2.8 mm) remains consistent.
The distance between the left needle drop position and
guide of the foot is indicated in millimeters.
NOTE:
You can alter the stitch width by changing the right
needle drop position.
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