For better results when sewing stretch fabrics

For best results when sewing on knit fabrics use the stretch stitches.

  • Also be sure to use a needle for knits (Ball Point needle (gold colored)).
     
  • The recommended stitches and their stitches are shown below.
    Stitch Stitch name
    img01 Triple stretch stitch
    img02 Stem stitch
    img03 3 steps elastic zigzag stitch
    * Stitches may differ depending on the model. Check stitch selections on the machine’s body, and then select the stitch number.

  • First, baste the pieces of fabric together, and then sew without stretching the fabric.
    img04 (1) Basting
  • If the stitching is misaligned, place non-woven water soluble stabilizer under the fabric and sew them together.

Be sure to follow manufacturer's instructions when using water soluble stabilizer. It may not be compatible with some fabrics.

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Related Models

FS60X, FS80X

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