FAQs & Troubleshooting



FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting

Date: 07/31/2020 ID: faqh00000686_007

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.

Related Models

CE1150, CP100X, CP2160F, CP2160L, CP2160M, CP2160P, CP2160R, CP2160W, CP60X, CP80X, CS5055, CS7000X

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