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What settings do I use for straight stitching on my machine

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-Turn the stitch selection dial to the straight stitch (usually the first one, looks like this ----------------)

-Set the lenght dial to anywhere from about 1.5 to 3. The bigger the number, the longer the stitch

-Your width dial will also control where the needle sews (on the left side or the foot, right, center....)

Hope that helps,
Chris

PS,
Always thread the machine with the pressure foot up, or else you will get looping of thread on the bottom of the fabric..

Posted on Jun 06, 2010

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