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Will the singer ultralock 14u34 do a rolled hem

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Hello Monica Trail

Yes, the 14U34 will do a beautiful rolled hem! Instructions begin on page 26 of the manual which can be downloaded at http://www.singerco.com/uploads/download/c3e39bce98fa1e2c9c9b9f603c3365a0d5fd8dc2.pdf

Enjoy rolling!
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Rolled hemming on any overlocker is usually achived the following way. Right hand needle only.
Blade over to the right usually to cut wider than normal but you can vary this to suit the fabric and stitch width you want.
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The lever by the plate is usually to control the little stitch finger where the stitches are formed, move it backwards and it should move back towards you?? If this happens, then you want it in the retracted (towards you) position for rolled hemming so the stitching is much smaller and the fabric can roll. Normally this stitch finger holds the fabric firm for the loopers to form the stitch over for your normal 3 or 4 thread overlock.

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