OWNER'S MANUAL

SEA/RS
SEWING MACHINE
1764180

MODEL 385.

SEARS, ROEBUCK

AND CO.

Dear Cuatomer:

You

have just

invested

in a very

fine zigzag

sewing

machine. which

Before

using your

new Kenmore

machine,

please pause for a moment and care for your machine.

and carefully

read this booklet

contains

instructions

on how to operate

Specific obtain

instructions

are given results

on threading, and avoid

tension

adjustments,

cleaning,

oiling,

etc. This will beyond

help you

the best sewing

unnecessary

service expense

for conditions

our control.

Advice on the operation and care of your machine is always available at your nearest Sears Retail Store. Please remember, if you have questions about your machine or need parts and service, always mention the model number and serial number when you inquire.

Kenmore Sewing Machine
Record number in space of this provided below the model number number and aerial

appliance.

The model plate,

and serial

number

are located this booklet.

on the

nomenclature

as identified

on Page 3 of

Model No. 385. Serial No. Retain these numbers for future reference.

THIS MODEL

IS A CENTER NEEDLE,

LOW BAR SEWING MACHINE.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Your sewing machine is designed before and constructed only for HOUSEHOLD use. Read all instruction using this sewing machine.

4.

Never

operate

the of lint,

appliance

with

any machine

air

opening

blocked. controller

Keep free from

ventilation accumulation
S,

openings

of the sewing

and foot

dust, and loose cloth. any object into any opening.

Never drop or insert Do not use outdoors. Do not operate

6.
7.

where

aerosol

(spray)

products

are being

used or where

oxigen

is being administered. turn all controls to the off ("O") position, then remove

DAN G ER1
An appliance this should appliance cleaning. unplug and before
2.

8,

To reduce

the risk of electric unattended electric outlet

shock: plugged in. after Always using 10. 9.

To disconnect, plug from Do not cord. Keept around outlet.

never be left from the

when

unplug

by

pulling

on cord.

To unplug,

grasp the plug,

not

the

immediately

fingers

away

from

all

moving

parts.

Special

care

is required

Always 15 Watts.

unplug

before

relamping.

Replace

bulb

with

same

type

rated 11.

the sewing use the

machine proper

needle. needle plate. The wrong plate can cause the

Always

3.

Do

not

reach

for

the

appliance

that

has fallen

into

water.

Unplug 12.

needle to break. Do not use bent Do not pull needles. while causing off stitching. it to break. ("O") when needle, making changing any adjustment needle, threading in

immediately, 4. Do not place or store appliance where it can fall or other or be pulled liquid. into a tub

13.

or push fabric the needle

or sink,

Do not place in or drop

into water

It may deflect 14. Switch the the

sewing area,

machine such

WAR N INGor injury to persons. 1. Do not appliance 2 allow

To

reduce

the risk of burns,

fire, electric

shock,

needle

as threading

bobbin,

or changing unplug covers, the

presser foot, sewing

and the like. from the electrical any other outlet when

15.
Close attention is necessary when this

Always removing

machine or when

lubricating,

marking manual.

user servicing

to be used as a toy.

adjustments

mentioned

in the instruction

is used by or near children. only for its intended recommended use as described in this manual. as contained in

Use this appliance Use only this attachments manual. this

by the manufacturer

SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS

3.

Never operate working water, center Return

appliance if

if it has a damaged dropped the nearest to

cord

or plug, if it is not or dropped dealer into or service

properly,

it has been

or damaged, authorized

the appliance repair,

for examination,

electrical

or mechanical

adjustment,

TABLE
, ;.'( J_,v '_" ILJil IVt/\t'lili'_l L A Portable case or Cabinet is Available .............. 2_3 4 2 Locate and Identify the parts .................. Identify the Accessories ........................

OF CONTENTS
Darning ................................. Straight Stretch ............................ Zigzag Stitches ........................... • Basic Zigzag ............................. • Satin Stitch ............................. • Applique ............................... • Bar Tacking ............................. • Monogramming .......................... • Embroidery ............................. • Sew a Button ............................ • Overcasting Stitch ......................... • Rick-Rack Stretch ....................... • Three-Step Zigzag ......................... • Overcast Stretch Stitching ................... • Serging or Pine Leaf Stretch Stitching ............ Blind Hemming ............................ Lace Work ................................ Buttonhole Making ........................ • Learning to Sew Buttonholes ................. • Built4n System ........................ • Using Buttonhole Attachment ............... Sew in a Zipper .......................... Shell Stitching ............................. Two-Point Shell Stitching ...................... Smocking ................................ Stretch Patching ............................ Fagoting Stitch ............................ Herring Bone Stretch ......................... Elastic Stretch Stitch ......................... Box Stitching .............................. Two-point Box Stitch ........................ Overedging Stitch ........................... Decorate with Geometric Patterns ................ SECTION SECTION 4 b PERFORMANCE PI{OBLEMS When to Do When .........................
('AF_E FOH Y()LJt_ k/IIkUHHgE

Set Up the Machine ......................... • Plug in the Machine and Switch on the Power • Foot Control Use .......................... • Set the Pressure Dial ........................ • • • Setting Spool Pins .......................... Adjust the Presser Foot Lever .................. Thread Cutter ............................

5_9 ....... 5 5 6 7 7 7 8 . . . 8"9 10_13 10 10 11_13 13"_14 13

• Accessory Storage Box ...................... • Free Arm Sewing: the Removal Extension Table Know What the Presser Feet Will Do . _ .......... • Check Your Presser Foot .................... • Change the Presser Foot ..................... • Presser FootTypes ...................... Choose Your Needle and Thread ............... • Check Your Needle ........................ • Fabric, Needle, Thread and Stitch Length • To Change Your Needle ..................... Prepare the Bobbin ........................ • To Remove the Bobbin from the Machine • Wind the Bobbin ......................... • insert the Bobbin into the Bobbin Holder Prepare Your Top Thread .................... • Thread Your Needle ....................... • Pick Up Your Bobbin Thread ................. • Adjust the Top Thread Tension .............. Stitch Selector ............................. Stitch Width Control ......................... Stitch Length Control ........................ Adjusting Stretch Stitch Balance ................. Reverse Stitch Control ........................ Starting Practical To Sew Itl}Stitch ............................ .";I I li:|tl Chart !; ...................... ! _ \};1_ Chart

.....

......... .........

14 14 15_16 15 15 16 17"_20 17 18 19_20 20 21 21 21 22 22 23_27 28_29 28 28 28 29 29

30 30 31_38 31 32 33 33 34 34 35 36 36 37 38 38 39 40 41--47 41 42_43 44_47 48_49 50 50 51 52 52 52 53 53 54 54 55 56_57

(Ht\t{I

Straight Stitches .......................... • Straight Stitch ........................... • Use the Seam Guides ....................... • Turn a Square Corner ...................... • • Use the Darning Plate ...................... Topstitching ............................

Replace the Light Bulb ....................... Clean the Bobbin Holder ...................... Clean the Hook Race and Feed Dogs .............. Oiling the Machine .......................... PARTS LIST ...................................... INDEX ..........................................

58 58 59 59 60--61 62_63 1

SECTION

1.

KNOW YOUR MACHINE Locate and Identify the Parts

A Portable Case or Cabinet is Available
A full line of sewing retail cabinets store or is available through our at your general

nearest catalog. Another

Sears

option

. . . buy a Carrying goes anywhere,

Case . . . then anyUpper Thread Guide
Thread Spool Pins

your Kenmore where.

can be stored

Take

up Lever

Top Thread Control

Tension

Face Cover Thread

Plate

Cutter

Needle

Plate

Extension (Accessory

Table storage box )

SECT

ON

1.

KNOW YOUR MACHINE

Carrying Arm Cover Plate .

Handle Thread . Needle Presser Thumb Foot Screw Clamp Guide

Hand

Wheel

Presser

Foot

Push Pull Clutch

Stitch

Sel_'," t or Presser Foot Lever

Snap on Button

Stretch

Stitch

Adluster

£{qht and Power Switch

Foot

Control

P)u_

Ctlnnector

Nomenclature

Plate

Identify the AccesSories

Buttonhole

opener

Needle set

Lint

brush

Darning

plate

Large SCrew driver

Small
........

screw dr_ver

Spool
\

pin

felt

J
loot % loot Satin stitch

Zipper

foot

Straight stitch loot

Siidin 9 buttonhole

Buttonhole

foot

But tonhole

plateguide

Buttonhole

templates/'

SECTION _2.
Set Up the Machine Plug in the Machine and Switch on the Power

PREPARE

YOUR MACHINE

FOR SEWING

Foot Control

Use

Power Power switch \_ _

supply

plug _-_/supply Ll_J_ I

Power

\Sewin_ liqht Power switch

4.
Plug connector Machine plug

Push

the light

and power and sewing

switch light.

to turn

The which To

foot

control

regulates

the

speed

at

on the power

you sew. speed, foot. release your foot presgently press down with

increase

SAFETY
into your is

FEATURE: not operate unless the

the ball of your To decrease

NOTE:

Before machine, OFF.

inserting be sure

the the

plug power

Your

machine will

speed,

switch

t.

Check Volt

your

outlet

to be sure it is a 110 to 120

light/power interrupted light/power children.

switch is turned on. If you are or stop sewing, turn off the switch to prevent injury to

sure slightly.

NOTE:

The

foot

control

is sensitive

and

AC outlet, the machine plug into the three-prong

OPERATING

INSTRUCTIONS

will increase or sewing speed Practice regulate your on

decrease your immediately. of fabric speed to to

2.

Insert outlet,

as shown. the power

It will supply

only

fit one way, the outlet.

3.

Insert

plug into

"For appliances with a polarized plug (one blade wider than the other), To reduce the risk of electric shock, this plug is intended to fit in a polarized outlet only one way, If the plug does not fit fully in the outlet, reverse the plug. If it still does not fit, contact a qualified electrician to install the proper outlet. Do not modify the plug in any way." "Foot Controller

a scrap

your

sewing

taste and needs.

Model YC-482P or YC.530 for use with Sewing Machine Models x, 38&1584x x x, 385.1664 x x x, 385.1754 x x x, 385.17526x x x, x, 385.17928 x x x, 385.17924 x x x, 385.18836 x x x, x x, 385.17822x x x, 385.17828 x x x, 385.18830 x x x and - represents numbers 00O through 999." 5

385.1778x x x, 385.1684x x 385.1764x x x, 385.1884x x 385.17922x x x, 385.16816x 385.17026x x x. xxx (For U.S.A. market only)

"SECTION! 2:.'-

_P__U

R :MACPI _ E__

Set Up the Machine (Continued)
Set the Pressure Dial

Pressore Control dial

Setting mark

The pressure Set the dial 3 ..... 2 ..... 1 .....

control aligning

dial is located the setting mark

inside the face cover plate. on the dial with the groove as follows,

most sewing applique basting, Also and Cut-Out sewing chiffon, work lace, organdy (with more and other stretch). lightweight fabrics.

for velours

and knits

NOTE:

The it.

pressure

dial

should

be reset at 3 after changing

pressure,

so

the machine

is ready for most normal sewing the next time you use

SECTION

,2.

PREPARE

YOUR MACHINE

FOR SEWING

Adjust

the Presser Foot Lever

Thread

Cutter

position \ position

- High _osition Normal up position r foot You thread handy don't need a pair of scissors to cut the sewing. Just use the cutter. are cut the proper length for

The

spool

pins

are used in order

for

holding

the to

spools

of thread

to feed thread

after you finish thread

the machine. To use, pull spool storage. felt on up the the spool pins. pins. Place the for

Push down

The Presser Foot presser foot.

Lever raises and lowers your

The threads starting

the nextseam.

You can raise it about 1/4" higher than the normal up position for easy removal of the presser foot or to help you place heavy fabrics under the presser foot

7

SECTION

2: _,.'_RI_i=_',/_I_QIJR!MACH|I_I_EJ_'J_J'NG_ (Continued)
• Free-Arm Sewing: the Removable Extension Table Your To remove: sewing machine can do free arm sewing. This feature makes sewing easy for:

Set Up the Machine
• Accessory Storage Box

To Remove (for free-arm 1. The lid open Sewing of the accessory you. are conveniently located storage box lifts

the Extension sewing)

Table

Grip the table with your as shown.

index

finger and thumb,

toward

2.

accessories

Pull gently toward you. The extension table will snap out.

in the box. To Attach:
Extension table

Bar tacking and made around

to reinforce on to

pockets,

plackets or homebunching

waistlines garments

ready-made avoid fabric

the needle.

Slot To Attach (for flat-bed 1. 2. the Extension sewing) Table

Fit the tabs into the slot, as shown. With your thumb and index finger, gently snap in.

8

SECTJON

2.

PREPARE

YOUR MACHINE

FOR SEWING

Stitching

sleeves, waistbands, garment area.

pant

legs,

or any circular

Darning socks or mending knees, elbows, or areas of wear in children's clothes.

*

Sewing etc.

buttons

on sleeves,

waistbands,

SECTION
Know •

2.
the

PREPARE

YOUR MACHINE
Will Do

FOR SEWING

What

Presser Feet

Check Your

Presser Foot feature of this machine. You need to know

• Use

Change the Presser Foot the correct presser Chart foot for the stitch you wish to sew. with Consult the

Tile Presser feet are an important what Your each foot presser does in order

to use thefn effectively. by a Foot is seldom the foot Holder. Each presser foot merely

Stitch

Pattern

and the

detailed

directions

for sewing

the various

foot

is held in place holder, which

presser feet.

snaps on the foot

removed. holder, here is what you do:

If vou need to remove

or attach

To Remove:

To Attach:

To

Snap Off:

To Remove: Turn the driver. the screw toward Use the the back of

To Attach:
1. Match holder the hole in the foot hole in 2. screw into 3. 1. Raise toward the needle bar to its highest position by turning the hand wheel .

machine.

large

screw

with the threaded

you. foot. button on the hack of the foot holder• The presser

the presser bar. 2. Fit the foot holder

Raise the presser Press the snap-on foot will drop off.

the hole. 3. Tighten toward the you. screw by turning it

10

SECTION

2.

PREPARE

YOUR MACHINE

FOR SEWING

Presser Foot Types Straight Foot

Zigzag Foot

A:

Zigzag foot

H:

Straight

foot

To Snap On

Use this foot for both stitching.
Pin

straight and zigzag

Use this foot exclusively

for straight only.

stitching

using center needle position Uses: Straight Straight stitching

Uses:

Zigzag stitching (see page 31), Bar tacking (see page 33), Button sewing (see page 35), Rick-rack stretch (see page 36), Three-step zigzag (see page 37), Overcast stretch (see page 38), Lace work (see page 40), Two-point shell stitching (see page 5_00), Smocking (see page 51), Stretch patching (see page 51), Fagoting (see page 52), Herring bone stretch (see page 52), Elastic stretch (see page 53), Box stitching (see page 53), Two-point box stitch (see page 54), Overedging stitch (see page 54).

(see page 28),

Topstitching

(see page 29),

stretch (see page 30).

To Snap On the Presser Foot: 1. Ptace the presser zontal under holder. 2. Lower lock the presser foot holder to pin the on foot the so the horifoot of lies just the foot

groove

the presser

foot in place.

NOTE :

If

you

do foot

not

hear

the

presser press foot

snap in on firmly the

place, presser you

down holder

until

hear the snap.

11

SECTION

2.

:_,I_RE'_.,__='__WIN_

Know What the Presser Feet Will Do (Continued)
• Presser Foot Types Buttonhole Foot (Continued) Zipper Foot Satin Stitch Foot

Sliding

E; S_idlngbuttonholefoot

Zipper

foot F: Satin stitch foot

Use

this

foot It

for

buttonholes to

of

built

m your

This

foot

can be set to sew on each side of The edges of the foot guide the

Use this transparent outlining Uses: applique. Satin

foot for satin stitch ant

system, buttonholes Uses:

is marked accurately. making

measure

your zipper.

zipper and keep the seam straight. (see page 42). Uses: Zipper application (see page 48).

stitch (see page _3_2), (see page 33), (see page 34), (see page 50), stitching

Buttonhole

Applique

Monogramming Shell stitching Geometric

decorative

(see page 55),

12

SECT ONe2

PREPARE

YOUR MACHINE

FOR SEWING

Choose Your Needle and Thread
• Presser Foot Foot Types (Continued)

Buttonhole

Buttonhole

foot

Your Use this foot buttonhole Uses: when making buttonholes with

choice of needle and thread needle case, you will find

depends

on the fabric

you are sewing. needles:

In your

the following for stretch

color-coded

attachment

system. (see page44)

Blue (11) ............ Orange Purple (11) .......... (16) ..........

fabrics fabrics or medium-heavy weight weight and fabrics decorative

Buttonhole

making

for lightweight for medium for

Red (14) ............

medium-heavy

topstitching (This thicker Green (18) .......... for needle

on these fabrics has a larger thread.) fabrics and decorative lop thread hole for

topstitching weight

heavy

stitching

on these fabrics

• I. 2.

Check Your Look

Needle or blunt point. snags or runs in knits, fi_e silks

for barbed

A damaged and silk-like

needle fabrics.

can cause permanent

Always smooth

buy

a good

quality

thread.

It should

resist

tangling

and be strong,

and consistent

in thickness.

13

_N_

p RI::PAR E_ O U _MA_II_m_Q.'IFL_ y

EWJ._.

Fabric,

Needle,

Thread

and

Stitch

Length NEEDLE SIZE AND QOLOR

Chert RECOMMENDED STITCH LENGTH SETTING

To Change Your Needle

FABRIC

THREAD

SIZE

LpghtweJgh! Babste Silks, Crppe, Organdy
......... J

Oimily. Fine Lace, Taffexa,

Chiffon. Organza, Voile,

11 -ORANGE

Polyesler Core/Colton Wrap Fine Mercerized Cotton Silk A

2 (12 stitches inch)

per

Medrum Colton, Percale,

Weight Cotton

: Blends.

Gingham. Pique, Satin, Leather

Shantung, SPer_ucker, Vinyl Wool Crepe_

14,RED
Knits, Linen,

Su_tings,

S0 Mercerized Cotlon Potyester Core/Cotton Wrap Silk A

2--2.5 (10-12 stitches per inch)

Medium Heavy Weight: Corduroy. Denim, Wool, Sailcloth, Gaba,dine, Lealher Woo! Flannel. VeJve_s,

SO Mercerized

Cotton Heavy-Duly

14-RED Or 16 PURPLE

Mercerized Polyester Wrap Silk A

Core/Cotton

2--3 (8-10 stitches per inch)

r I,_I S_dl, :l';va f KL_rII /_}LJ V

RPavy

We;ghl U_holstery Duck. Heavy Canvas t 8.GREEN

Coatings, Cotlon Tw_Us,

Heavy Duty Mercerized Cotton Polyester Core/Cotton Wrap Silk A
Buttonhole {Use as top Twist thread only)

3 (8 stitches inch)

per

NOTE:

Raise the needle tion by turning

bar to the

its highest wheel

poi_ towar4

hand

Decorative On all types

top stitchln of fabric

9

16 PURPLE 18 GREEN

3-4 (6-8 stitches per inch )

you .... 1. Loosen toward 2. 3. Remove Insert with 4. 5. the you. the needle the new by pulling into it downward. the you. needle clamp needle clamp screw by turningl{

Stretch Polves NV!on

Fabric: er Double Tr co Kn Spandex, is, , Jer_;ey

1 1 BLUE (STRETCH FABRIC NEEDLE) Polyester Core/Cotton Cotton Wrap 50 Mercerized

SlIPtCh Terry, Clre Tricot

2-2.5 (10-12 stitches per inch)

needle

the flat side away from

Push the needle up as far as it will go. Tighten large box. the needle screwdriver clamp from screw firmly your accessory with the storRt

14

SECTION !2; Prepare the Bobbin
• To Remove the Bobbin from the Machine • Wind the Bobbin

_PREPARE YOUR MACHINE

FOR SEWING

1

Gently

push

down

on

the bobbin

cover

plate

and

slide
Bobbin windingspindle

it towards 2. 3. Set aside. Lift

you.

c)ut the bobbin,

as shown.

1.

Put

your

spool

of

thread

onto

spool

pin.

with

the

thread

winding

in the direction

shown. 2. Pull the clutch away from the machine to stop the needle from moving while you

winding 3. 4. Draw Place

the bobbin. thread the from spool through on bobbin winder tension disc as shown, so that the thread comes

threaded

bobbin

the bobbin

winding

spindle

out on top. 5. 6, 7. Push the bobbin Holding When winder spindle to the right until the foot stop it clicks.

onto end of thread, the bobbin is slightly

depress filled,

control. and clip the thread coming from

the machine

the bobbin. 8. 9. 10. 1 I. Slowly start the machine winder again and wind spindle the thread until the bobbin stops.

Push the bobbin Remove

to the left and clip

the thread.

the bobbin. sewing operation.

Push in the clutch for normal

15

SECTION

2.

PREPARE

YOUR MACHIN6;.!P-O_fNG

Prepare the Bobbin
• Insert the Bobbin

(Continued)
Holder

into the Bobbin

@
1. Put holder counter the bobbin so that into the the thread bobbin feeds

2.

Pu(( toward slot

about you

4

inches

of

thread

3.

Then toward through

pull the

the back

thread of _ the

clockwise machine

4.

Sbde the bobbin pushing bobbin. thread plate.

cover plate whil

through

the tension

clockwise

(left).

@.

the slot

it down slightly over t_ Allow about 4 inchesl to show above the nee_

Threading

chart

is located

behind

the face cover plate.

Threading rt

16

SECTION
Prepare • Your Top Thread

2.

PREPARE

YOUR MACHINE

FOR SEWING

Thread Your Needle

_

_r_

--0--

®

Raise take-up Place spool 1. 2.

lever to its highest position lever. with

by turning thread both draw

hand wheel toward from

you.

Raise presser foot

on spool pin as shown, into thread thread holder. thread down

coming hands. thread

the back of the spool.

Draw thread While holding

guide using near spool,

down

into

the

tension

area and

then

around

the

check spring The numbered steps above follow the numbers 3. 4. Dotted loops lines and then show places tight. where the thread 5. 6. Thread Thread is pulled Firmly Draw draw thread on the illustrations.

up and through and slip it through into needle to back.

take-up

lever from guide.

right

to left.

the thread

then is slipped needle from

bar thread

guide.

front

NOTE:

You may want

to cut the end of thread

with

sharp scissors for easier needle

threading.

17

SECTION 2.
Prepare • Your

PREPARE Top Thread

YOUR

MACHINE

FOR_SEWING

(Continued)

Pick Up Your Bobbin Thread

Raise needle and

presser thread rotate

foot loosely

lever. in left

Hold hand toward

2.

Bring bobbin top thread.

thread up by pulling

3.

Pull both threads under and to the back of the presser foot, leaving 4 to 6 inches of thread clear.

handwheel turn.

you one complete

18

SECTION

2.

PREPARE

YOUR MACHINE

FOR SEWING

Adjust

the Top Thread

Tension Choose the Correct will Tension: depend on; of the fabric

T_ p Siitp

_,f fabric Set tinq mark

The best tension

the stiffness and thickness the number of fabric layers

the type of stitch

Tlqht_rl

The lop thread is too loose

The is too

lop

lhrpsII

licIht

Top of

_ide fabric
TOp side _._

For Straight The fabric, If you ideal

Stitch straight stitch will have threads locked between the two layers of
The apD_rs iliidersi_'Je tOP thread on the of th_ The
_Op_3_

ho_ll_rl
Oil

lhI_ad
I_IP

as shown look

above, magnified stitch, front

to show detail. and back, you will notice that there are no

at the

tabric,

gads, that

each stitch

is smooth

and even. the higher the number, the tighter the top

When adjusting thread.

top thread

tension,

Tension The bottom top

is too

loose: shows through the side

Tension The the

is too tight: thread will fabric• come through

thread of

bobbin top

the fabric. will

The bottom

of the will

The toD side of

of the stitch

feel bumpy.

the stitch

feel bumpy•

19

SECTION 2.

PREPARE

YOUR MACHINEFOR

SEWING Stitch Selector

For Zigzag

Stitct_l zigzag stitch, the top the bobbin will threads will not show on the top side on the bottom adjust side. your See top
_0 Stitch

In the correct of fabric for and

threads appearance.

show slightly To match

below tension.

the correct

this appearance,

Top tension Too Tight

Top tension Too Loose Just Right

Sel_tnf

The stitch selector Simply on the turn stitch length this

control control

determines until panel. the

the stitch stitch

you select. is indicated of stitches by the red indicat_ is selected when th+

desired

indicator control

The bottom stitch

row

stitch ]_I_ _ide of gabrlC lop side of Fabric Top side of Fabric

is set at the stretch

position.

NOTE:

To avoid needle or fabric damage, be sure your needle is up and out01 fabric when selecting a stitch.
patterns are color+coded to recommend setting zones at the stitch lengl_

Stitch control.

ZONES
• •
r4r!!t!ir_, r+_f! -_i!lht C(/r rler _'iqzag toq_,lh_r top side of wil! _rl of each Dull Pie Side (d hat>tic

Orange ........ Green ......... Blue .......... Yellow ........

Straight, Zigzag and Utility Stitct_es Geometric Decorative Stitches Built-in Stretch Buttonhole Stitches Making

Bottom side of Fabric Too Loose -The rOD thread will loop through bottom side of fabric and will be pulled almost together.

Bottom

side of Fabric

• •

Just Right Minimize the amount of top thread visible on the bottom side of fabric without causing excessive puckering or causing the bobbin thread to show on the top side. Results vary with fabric, thread and sewing conditions.

lilbrlcs.

20

SECTION Stitch Width Control Stitch Length ContrOl

2.

PREPARE

YOUR MACHINE

FOR SEWING

Adjusting Stretch Stitch Balance

V ! 2

Widlh 3 4

V Ler_gth

0

l Stretch Slitch
/

The width The stitch.

stitch

width

control

regulates

the

The stitch length

length

control

regulates

the

of the stitch higher

you select, the wider the

of stitch, setting.

and also has a stretch

4-

--

In stretch adjuster position position). may need

stitch should (between

sewing, usually "+"

the stretch be and

stitch

in a neutral .... , or • you to

the number,

stitches

The higher stitch.

the number,

the longer

the
w ,

When sewing to adjust

some fabrics, this control

balance If design

the stitches

for appearance

sake.

0 means no feed. seems open left, "-" design. design toward appears "+" to be closed turn stitching until as in the is as adjust until like the illustrations the design control looks slightly like the To select Stretch Stitches, Stitch. select decorative or built-in sure set this
Smocking stretch

to

the

control

at Stretch When stitches buttonhole that lengh Stitch". Study yellow around are stitch to the you

toward center If the control the

NOTE:

you

(green) (blue),

make

right

hand

illustrations,

do not set the stitch at "Stretch

control

_L
Rickrack stretch

you desire.

the

orange,

green, sections These

and blue this control.

recommended length

zones

of

and color-coded pictured panel. on

stitches

the stitch indicator

21

SECTION

2.

PREPARE

YOUR

MACHINE

FOR SEWING Starting To Sew
Now that you are familiar you are ready with the controls on your machine and with the accessories machine. Below provided for the machi_

Reverse Stitch Control

to start to sew with your to sew: It should

new Kenmore

sewing

are some good habits to foIff

Reverse

each time you sit down 1. Inspect the needle. for the fabric

be straight,

properly

set and sharp on the point. needle more easily than fabrics

It should frequently.

be the correct Many

si

and thread

being used.

Do not

be afraid to change your

of the n_

fabrics made of synthetic 2. Before seam. 3. To reverse stitch, trol during sewing. again.
5.

blends tend to dull the needles on the machine, Hold see that

made of natural fibers, about

placing

the material

the ends

of the threads have been drawn of the first3or4stitchesoft

inches to the rear of the machine.

on to threads during

the sewing

Test the machine the machine

stitch on a scrap of fabric of stitch

you plan to use. The fabric suitable to your with the bulk fabric.

should be double

thickness.

AdjL

hold

down

this con4.

for the length be placed

and tension

Fabric the seam. Run

should

under

the presser foot placed

of the material

to

the left of the needle making a sirnp

Release to sew forward

right

edge of the material

on the 5/8"

seam marking

on the needle plate when

the

machine will sew.

at a slow even speed.

The

more

pressure you

put

on the foot

control,

the faster l

machine 6. 7. 8. Fasten Always Guide that 9.

each seam by back finish

tacking

at the beginning the needle hand in front

and end of the seam. point. Never pull or hold the fabric in such a_

sewing each seam with gently feeding with your is altered.

at its highest

the fabric

of the needle.

the normal

When turning

the hand wheel manually,

always

turn it toward

you.

22

SECTION3.
Practical Stitch
Stitch STRAIGHT

LEARN

THE STITCHES

Chart
Stitch Selection Foot and Other Straight Attach. Needle Check Chart on p. 14 Thread Tension Stitch Length Orange Zone Stitch Width Uses

Refer to Page
darning,

2-6

o

I I I I

%
Darning plate Zipper foot Straight

Regular searms, etc.

zippers,

topstltching,

28 - 30, 48 - 49

STRAIGHT STRETCH

III lu III In

%
Zigzag

Check Chart onp. 14

2-6

Yellow Stretch Stitch Position

Use on knits and other stretch for topstitching.

fabrics,

good

3O

ZIGZAG

%
RICK-RACK STRETCH Zigzag

Check Chart onp. 14

3-8

Orange Zone

1_5

Finish edges, buttons, satin stitch, applique, monogram, embroidery, sewing bar tacks.

31 -

35

t %
BLINO HEM STITCH Zigzag

Check Chart onp. 14

2-6

Yellow Stretch Stitch Position

2-5

Decorate

garments

with

one

row

or several

36

Check Chart on p, 14

2-6

Orange Zone

2 -- 3

Use for finishing

seams.

39

%

23

SECTION

3.

LEARN

THE STITCHES (Continued)
Foot and Other Attach. Needle Check Chart onD. 14 Thread Tension Stitch Length Yellow Stretch Stitch Position Stitch Width
Uses

Practical Stitch Chart
Stitch OVERCAST STRETCH Stitch Selection

Refer to Page
and other

Zigzag

2_6

3_5

Use

for

swimwear, that require

ski

pants stretch.

38

garments

<, <,
THREE STEP ZIGZAG <
.>

%
Zigzag

%
Zigzag
l

Check Chart on p. 14

2-6

0.5-

1

; Use for

finishing

seams.

37

SMOCKING STITCH

%-

Check Chart onp. 14

2-6

Yellow Stretch Stitch Position

3-5

Use in smocking

or as a decorative

stitch.

51

SHELL STITCH

Check Chart onp. 14

4_9

Orange Zone

3_5

Finish hems, sleeve and neck openings, Use on nylon tricot and other lingerie to overcast and seam, Oo shell tucking on blouses and lingerie.

5O

SERGING

Zigzag

Blue (11 ) onp, 14

3-6

%
24

Yellow Stretch Stitch Position

3_5

Finish hems, sleeve and neck openings. Use on nylon tricot and other lingerie to overcast and seam. Do shell tucking on blouses and lingerie.

38

SECTION

3.

LEARN THE STITCHES

Stitch BOX STITCHING

Stitch Selection

Foot

and Other Zigzag

Attach,

Needle

Thread Tension

Stitch Length Orange Zone

Stitch Width

Us_ Use for overlapping seams.

Refer to Page 53

%
Zigzag

Check Chort on p. 14

3_8

3_5

ELASTIC STRETCH

Check Chart onp. 14

3~6

<

%
Zigzag

Yellow Stretch Stitch Position

3-5

Use for applying

elastic.

53

FAGOTING

%
STRETCH PATCHING Zigzag

Check Chart on p. 14

3~8

0.5_2

Join two folded edges for decorative open*wor k appearance.

52

'1 %
<

Check Chart on_. 14

2-6

Yellow Stretch Stitch Position

Use for patchwork

quilting,

51

<

TWO-POINT SHELL STITCHING

Zigzag

C_

%

Check Chart on p. 14

3_8

Orange Zone

3-5

Do shell tucking on blouses and lingerie. This stitch can also be used as a single overlock stitch as well.

5O

25

SECTION

3.

LEARN

THE STITCHES

Practical Stitch Chart
Stitch Stitch Selection

(Continued)
Foot and Other Attach. Needle Thread Tension 2-6 Stitch Length Yegow Stretch Stitch Position Stitch Width 3_5
Uses

Refer

to Page

HERRING BONE STRETCH

Zigzag
¢

%
TWO POINT BOX STITCH L. Zigzag

Check Chart onp. 14

Use as hemming stitch cloth and draperies.

for

blankets,

table-

52

Check Chart

3 _ B

Orange Zone

3-5

Use for overlapping

seams

54

on p.14

c
r _

OVEREDGE STITCH

Zigzag

Check Chart on p. 14

3_8

O_nge Zone

3_5

Use for Overedging.

54

DECORATIVE GEOMETRICS

Check Chart on p. L4

3 _ S

Green Zone

3_5

Decorate garments with one row or several, one stitch or a combination.

55

SATIN

STITCH

Satin

Check Chart on p. 14

3 N 8

0.5

_ 1

2_5

Use for applique work, also as decorative finish for placemats, blankets, collars, cuffs and pockets.

32

26

SECTION

3.

LEARN

THE STITCHES

Stitch

Stitch Selection

Foot and Other Attach,

_qKIIo

Thread Tension

Stitch Length Blue Zone

Stitch Width 3_5 (Blue Zone) Buttonholes:

Uses

Refer to Page

Sliding buttonhole BUTTONHOLE

Check Chert onp, 14

2~6

also corded buttonholes.

42 _ 43

D
Buttonhole Check Chart on p. 14

2~6

Raund-end buttonholes buttonholes.

and keyhole

44 _ 47

%
97

SECTION

3.

LEARN THE STITCHES

Straight Stitches
Straight Stitch
Set the Machine

Use the Seam Guides

Stitch width

coT:: .
J CornF'rfflG qtJl_te J

The Before foot, control needle. 1. 2.
Stretch Stitch
3.

seam guides

on

the needle

plate seam with

are engraved sewing always with set the straight the avoid stitch breaking stitch width the 8. 7. At the beginning may want and end of seam, you to reverse to

to help you measure are 1/8" apart, lines marked.

width. The lines the 5/8" and 7/8"

to 0 to

lock the stitch. Raise the presser the fabric. foot and remove Turn a Square Corner

Raise the presser foot. Raise position. Place to the edge of the fabric line is next the needle to its highest 9.

Cut the threads.

H Straight foot NOTE;

a stitching plate

guide (5/8"

on the most

needle Best obtained stitch foot will sewing with foot, but also results. results the the are 4. common). Draw straight zigzag provide 5.
6.

the threads toward

the back

To turn a square corner fabric 1. edge: Stop needle toward facing stitching by you you

.5/8" from the

and lower the presser foot. Press the foot control. Hold guide the fabric it along loosely the and gently line, so

acceptable

and

lower hand

the wheel edge the

turning when lines

guide

the fabric up with

that it feeds naturally. [)o n=ot for_ce t.he fa_)ric or try pull it tight. to

cornering 2. Raise the the fabric

guide, to

as shown, foot the and turn line edge with

presser

the 5/8" 3. Lower stitching

seam guide• the presser foot and begin in the new direction.

28

SECTION

3.

LEARN

THE STITCHES

Use the Darning

Plate DarNing 01ate

Topstitching Set the Machine Stitch width
1234

\

"op thread tension control 2 to 6

Stitch length control orange
zone

2

Here's How 1.
Lower the presser foot. of the of fabric the next

Sometimes The Darning

when Plate

you covers

sew,

you

want

to

control

the

fabric touch

yourself. the fabric.
2.

the feed

dogs so that they do not

Keep the edge to the right

edge

presser

To Put on the Darning NOTE: The rectangular plate.

Plate: holes In the in the Darning darning plate, Plate these match holes the holes in the to the H: Straight foot at the plate The Stitch Topstitching in the following ways: your garment and tts Uses emphasizes and keeps the lines of and Stretch Stitch
3.

foot. Evenly edge to guide the fabric produce 5/8" along this are slightly

needle

right of center.
1.

an even from

row of

topstitehing

the edge.

Position Fit 5/8" holes, the

the darning darning

plate with pins

the pins on the bottom. the needle through plate holes

2.

plate

into

mark.

The feed dogs will show

the darning

Use the darning Darning Button

plate

seams

edges flat and crisp. (see page 30), Sewing (see page 35) Accent two suits or of blouses with one or the

rows

topstitching

around

outer edges of cuffs,

lapels or collars.

29

SECTION Darning

3.

LEARN

THE STITCHES Straight Stretch

Sot the Machine Stitch width control O

Set the Machine

Top thread tension control 2 to6

oro
Stitch width
1 2 3 4

Stitch length control any number
(no_ necesF.3ry to

Top thread tension control 2 to 6

Stitch length
control position yellow

stretlth _titch Here's How 2

adjust)
2

1.

Put

the

darning

plate

on

the

needle plate

(see page 29).
No foot presser

2. Stretch Stitch 3.

Remove (see page

presser 10),

foot stretch

and

foot

holder between Stretch Stitch Stretch H: Straight foot knits. The Stitch This stitch and Its Uses is the stretch variation of fabrics curved garments deal of clothes). This stitch can also be used for The actually sewn, forward (sometimes action" give stretch stretch but and is stitch does net as it is being stitched back a in motion "reverse• it will stretches a topstitching on all fabrics, stitching was developed fabrics and other

fabric

embroidery Draw fabric one the

hoops with hole centered. bobbin thread up through the

Darning

plate

by holding stitch at the

the top thread spot where

and taking wish to

to be used on stretch

you

It can be used on as well. seams It works and

start darning. 4. Lower speed. 5. Move the fabric back and forth slowly until the presser bar and sew at a slow the straight stitch, especially developed for knits and stretch fabrics.

well on * on any

that will receive a great strain (ie. children's

yo_ have covered 6. Turn the fabric

the darning half turn

area.

and sew antother layer. damaged, under the

layer of stitching NOTE: If your fabric

over the first

is thin or badly of fabric it.

use a separate piece hole to reinforce

called

stitch), the

so that fabric

when

7.

When you finish darning, remove the darning plate and replace foot holder and foot.

instead

of breaking.

3O

SECTION Zigzag Stitches
Basic Zigzag Set the Machine Stitch width control 1 to 5

3.

LEARN THE STITCHES

!ii il
Here's How There are many ways to sew a zigzag stitch

Top thread tension ontrol :_ to 8

Stitch length control orange
zone

Consult the specific variations for detailed directions.

°
Stretch Stitch

Satin Stitch page 32, Applique Work page 33, Bar Tacking page 33, Monogramming page 34, Embroidery page 34, Button Sewing page 35, Overcasting page 36.

A: Zigzag foot The Stitch The your for zigzag machine. and Its Uses stitch is one versatile of the most stitch hem-

common

and most

stitches on

It can be a utility buttonholes, mending

sewing buttons, overcasting, It can trims, appliques

ming, ing. with

and darnwork

also be used to decorate and cut-out stitch.

or as a decorative

31

SECTION

3.

LEARN

THE STITCHES

Zigzag Stitches (Continued)
• Satin Stitch Set the Machine Stitch width
Zigzag width

Stitch length

Top thread tension control 3 lo_

Stitch length control 05 to 1
2

4

(

CIos, _ It3 0

Stretch Stitch F: Satin stitch foot

Pressure dia!: The Stitch The Satin used

I or

and Ifs Uses stitch is a versatile stitch, but and often it can also Once your machine is set up to stitch, you may want tight satin to experiment stitch on a fragment some light of the fabric weight is especially attractive fabrics, you are planning to use. Too may pucker Here's How

decorative

he used to overcast ample, blankets,

a raw edge (for exlinens, tablecloths

and napkins). ]'he Satin in applique. stitch

32

SECTION

3.

LEARN

THE STITCHES

Applique Set the Machine Stitch width

Bar Tacking
Set the Machine
r

Top thread tension control 2 to 6

con ro,2,o ©
Stitch width
1 2 3 4 control

control 2 to 5

Stitch length 05 to t Baste joiner) Stitch sure the (or fuse with pieces the falls iron-on fabric

Fop thread tension control 2 to 6

Stitch length control 05 to t This satin poi_lts pockets Stretch Stitch stitch stitch of is similar and strain to a very short

applique around needle

on the fabric. making the outer

is used to such

reinforce or

applique along

as corners

and straps on lingerie.

Stretch F: Satin stitch foot
Pressure dial: 2_-

Stitch

edge of the applique. When sewing corners, the fabric. pivot the lower the needle Raise the presser fabric to the right A: Zigzag foot

Sew 4 to 6 zigzag stitches

clown into foot and

or left.

33

SECTION

3.

LEARN

THE STITCHES

Zigzag Stitches (Continued}
• Monogramming _t the Machine Stitch width
1 2 3 4

Embroidery Set the Machine

HA
Fop thread tension control 2 to6

Stitch width control 1 to 5
I 2 3 4

TOp thread tension control \ \ 2 In 6 Stitch control length 05 tl! I

2

Stitch length control Any number Inot necessary to adjust)

Here's

How

Here's How
1.

Set the same as satin stitch.

plate o_
No pre_er foot

(see page 29), foot the holder stitch (see page 10). width as desired

2.

Back

the

fabric

with

paper or

I I

JJ4

2. 3.

Remove Adjust

interfacing,
Stretch Stitch

3.

Draw the letters on the fabric with tailor's chalk.
Satin width pattern. stitch, adjusting to the form stitch each

Stretch Stitch 4.

(see page 21 ), Draw the design with tailor's chalk. Stretch dery needle. 6. Lower the presser foot lever to the hoops fabric and on to the fabric

F:

Satin foot

StitCh

4.

Darning

plate_

as necessary

5.

between place

embroithe

under

5.

If using paper, carefully remove it when you have finished sewing.

engage the top thread tension.
7.

Holding hand,

the top

thread

in your wheel

left

rotate

the hand turn.

toward

you one complete Putl bobbin the top thread

thread through

to

draw

the

to the surface

of the fabric. 8. Using the a medium marked speed, stitch £uiding along the

outline, by hand.

fabric carefully

34

SECTION

3.

LEARN THE STITCHES

Sew a Button
S_t the Machine

Stitch width control M_sr be adjusled

Top thread tension control 2 to 6 Stitch length control Any number (not necessary to adjust) Use the darning plate 1. Match foot.
2,

for button

sewing

(see page 29). of the slot on the presser

To

strengthen leaving thread button

the a B" down

sllank, tail. through

cut Bring

the the the

the center

of the button

hoJes to the center

threads needle in the

the hole

and wind

it around

Adjust Lower Turn button.

the stitch

width

so that needle will drop in each hole. in place. that needle will enter either hole of the

shank. Draw the thread to the bottom side

Stretch Stitch Zigzag foot A: Darning pla t_

3.

the foot to hold the button the hand wheel by hand so

and knot.

4.

Stitch several times.

35

SECTION

3.

LEARN

THE STITCHES

Zigzag Stitches Overcasting Stitch

(Continued)
Rick-Rack Stretch Set the Machine Stitch width control 2 to 5

Set the Machine

Stitch width

©
1 2 3 4 ,
"Op thread tension

control 3 to 5

control [_ Io tt

Stitch length
;o_toro, orange

Top thread tension control 2 to 6 Stitch length
cor_tro[ yellow

Helpful Start

Hints overcasting about 1/8" inside the start bunch become

stretch stitch position

The Stitch

and Its Uses fabrics in any area that

Sew on stretch you This might stitch

raw corner right up Stretch Stitch

of your

seam, If you will

use a zigzag stitch can be used as a decoratwe as well

at the edge, and the

the fabric will

stitches

top stitch Stretch Stitch

tangled:

A: Zigzag foot

A:

Zigzag foot

The Stitch This zigzag

and Its Uses variation is very useful and in finishing in

garment

construction

raw edges of any sewing

project.

36

SECTION3.

LEARN

THE S:FITCHES

Three-Step

Zigzag
Set the Machine Stitch width control5
1234

Fop thread tension control 2 to 6

Stitch length control 0 5 to 1 Seam Finishing Place the fabric so that the right Stretch Stitch Guide stitches (Overcasting) under the presser foot be slightly inside Mending Position that the tear under will the needle both so

the edge will

the stitching

catch

sides.

hand side of the presser foot. the work so the right hand

fall at the edge of the fabric•

A

Zigzag foot
J

The Stitchand The three-step the three-step use the more

Its Uses zigzag zigzag basic is a combination You may use you It is everywhere z,gzag elasticity, zigzag. is especialstitch. and

zigzag and straight

stitch.

would has flatter

strength,

than a regular

The three-step ly useful for

z_gzag stitch

mending sewing securely repairing finishing straight seams tears. patches smoothly and

37

SECTION

3.

LEARN THESTITCHES,

Zigzag Stitches (Continued)
Overcast Stretch Stitching Serging or Pine Leaf Stretch Set the Machine Stitch width Stitchim

Set the Machine Stitch width control 3 !o5

Top thlead tension control 2 Io 6

Stitch length
control
I_O';I tl(_rl

Top thread tension control 3 to (3

\

yellow

str etc'h stitch Here's Place How the raw edge of the fabric to

Stitch length control yellow stretch stitch position

Here's.How Place foot the fabric the under stitches the are presser made

the LEFT Stitch

of the needle as shown. the fabric

so that

so the needle pierces

over theedge.

just short of the outside Stretch Stitch Or, place seam, A Zigzag foot and Its Uses can be used for finish. and finished m sewing a after. Raw or worn The Stitch This The one you stitch seam can be your fabric trim

edge. to allow a 5/8" Stretch Stitch

NOTE:

When fabric, fabric

using

stretch

kmt stretch which

then

seam

allowance A: Zigzag foot

use a blue needle

edges of older to prevent

garments further he Stitch Use this and Its Uses stitch when you want need for where a to

effectively skipped stitches.

prevents

overcast

raveling. NOTE: Use a blue stretch fabric

seam with

an overcast _s formed

narrow press seams

seam that open on flat. knits woven

you do not It is ideal or on fabrics It

needle,

which

effectively stitches.

1/4" to you

operation are making

It can be swimwear,

used when ski pants require

prevents skipped

medium

heavyweight want

and other stretch

garments

that

a narrow elastic

seam. swim

is also great

for making

wear.

38

SECTION Blind Hemming

3.

LEARN THE STITCHES

Set

the

Machine

©
Top thread tension
control 2 10

Stitch width control 2 to 3

1/4"

Woi_

.

\
\

Stitch length control o_ange
ZQI_t?

\

1. Stretch Stitch 2.

Finish

the raw edge of your turn up your weight

hem an,/way

you desire.

(See overcrasting

page 36).

Measure,

hem and pin. fabrics, you may need a double side out) on the edge fold. to be stitched, as shown, leaving 1/4of the finished hem edge

NOTE:
A Zigzag foot

For light

3.

Fold

the material

(bottom

showing. 4. Place stitch 5. After garment should under just catch presser foot in such a manner that straight stitches will be sewn on extended edge. The zigzag

the fold

of the garment. hem. The top side of the garment will show only the blind stitches.

hemming,

press both

sides of the finished

39

SECTION

3,

LEARN

THE STITCHES

Lace Work

Set the Machine
Stitch width

top thread tension contrn! 2 t_ L_

••
\,

Stitch length
Control l

.

Stretch Stitch

YY
Lace adds a fanciful, and lingerie. with lace, under at least and topfeminine Table more touch linens elegant to and when Turn 5/8". blouses pillows trimmed become raw edge of fabric Place lace underneath stitch using stretch blind hem stitch. Trim excess fabric close to stitching.

A

Zigzag

foot

4O

SECTION Buttonhole
• Learning your

3.

LEARN THE STITCHES

Making

to Sew Buttonholes Kenmore You sewing may machine you have two system system. methods or you ; of making may use the Always use. make a practice buttonhole with on a scrap of fabric you will use. where buttonholes are you plan to Tips on buttonholing

With

buttonholes. snap-in

use the

built-in

automatic

buttonhole

attachment

Try the buttonhole use an interfacing

the button

Always Choose 1. the buttonhole bottonholes this style (rectangular). cuffs, belt slots or where you will placed.

in area of garment

Built-in Choose

Tissue paper or regular stitching, For heavier if it is used.. weight

interfacing loosen

can be used. your top thread

Tear paper tension

away after slightly.

style for waistband, one or two buttons.

need only

fabrics,

_J
2. Round Choose vests, end this jackets buttonholes style for (Template series of No. 213504005, 213505006). blouses,

buttonholes

on dresses,

or coats.

3.

Keyhole Choose need more

buttonholes this style room

(Template

No. 213506007). vests, jackets, coats or any time you

for tailored for button

shank.

41

SECTION

3.

LEARN

THE STITCHES

Buttonhole Making (Continued)
• Built-in System
Set the Machine

Stitch width control i_ lfl IRlue zone1
0 _ 2 345

S

Stitch control

length

+-._,L",_,4

2

I. a. Carefully

mark

the

buttonhole

2. a. Move so that slider b. Line foot

the

slider

(A) mark

toward mark

you (B).

3. a, Set the stitch b. Sew folwatd front hole.
e Stop sewlltg

selector until of you

at

_'I reach the button.

length on your garment. b.
tO_) thr_all tefl'_Fon

the top

(C) on the

Change foot.

to the sliding buttonhole

meets the start up with the

marking

you{

markings

on on

the your

Stretch

Stitch
foot

c.

,, ,L_q
'

Insert the garment under the foot with the buttonhole marking running toward you. c. NOTE:

the top mark

at the

left

shteh

garment. Lower the presser foot. markings on the slider

t.

Sli(lin

9 buttonhole

f+i
Adlust,ng Depending may derisory alter within the Stitch upon the the in Density your fabric or your you stitch buttonhole dial. turn the dial _.) q"'_'_° '+,r he._vy ::; +,h,,r _ _ :! : buttonholes, buttonhole blue owT_ preference

The

are engraved

in centimeters.

range on the stitch I FOr less toward"l"+ For mo,e "0",

length

density,

2.

density,

turf!

the

dial

',htth_+_
ha)rl<

_ t " 4

toward NOTE:

h,, ,lab,
,_

Always tonhole ptan to suitable

make

a prachce fabric

butyou

on a scrap use to find stitch

the mote Stretch Stitch

length.

42

SECTION

3.

LEARN

THE STITCHES

J

m

,_ Set the stitch

selector

at

1,1

5. a. Set the stitch h. Sew until you

selector reach

at the

I'1 back of

6

a.

Set the stitch

selector

at

J_l

7.
4

Remove hole opener box.

the

fabric with the

and

cut

the

b. Sew 4 to 6 stitches. c Stop sewing at the right stitch•

b. Sew 4 to 6 stitches. c. Stop sewing at the left stitch.

open

buttonhole storage

the buttonhole. ¢. Stop sewing at the right stitch.

in your

accessory

sliding

buttonhole reverse(

foot [_*

as illustrated _]-_-_-[_] ). ''

and sewin

43

SECTION
Buttonhole •

3.

LEARN
Making

THE STITCHES

(Continued)

Using Buttonhole Attachment
Attachment varied System buttonholes, Know will you will enjoy using the buttonto set up
Round End _ Keyhole

Buttonhole For hole your more

Buttonhole

Style

and Size

and accurate and templates. properly. You

attachment machine

the parts read carefully need these items for

how the

buttonhole

attachment

system.
Ru ttonf_ole
Gl_ide s_ot

_

[_uttonhole

/

MeaStl marking

rerflerl

t

Template

213504005 3/8" 1/2" 13/16"

213505006 15/16" 1-1/16"

213506007 7/8" 1-1/16"

Catch

Sizes 5/8" 1-1/4" 1-1/2" 1-1/4" 1-3/8"

Buttonhole

wide

plate

NOTE:

Illustrations buttonhole length easily

of

buttonhole

on

template

show

actual

length buttonhole illustration'

of

to be sewn. by matching

You will

find the most suitable with the proper

the button

Guide

block Buttonhole templates

on the template.

[ ever

Pin_

Gear

Base plate Buttonholefoot

44

SECTION

3.

LEARN

THE STITCHES

Set the Machine Stitch width control 2
Pins (A)

' "Top

thread 2

tension l=_ G

<I
Stitch length 2
"_

zJ'"
ftook
R_C tSt]£]lJ hlr h I][t_

\

I (:c_ntrol

I_Js'

IIb]t'

_

contrOIo_j_

1.

a. b. c.

Remove

the extension

table.

Raise the needle to its high,.=st position. Remove the foot thread holder. out about 3" straight back toward rear of machine.

Stretch Buttonhole foot

Stitch

d. e. Helpful You =60 bobbin NOTE: Hints can _ obtain --80 thread. It is advisable fabric knits can obtain a wider the to use a blue needle and when light best results to use as f. g.

Pull bobbin Insert hook

of base plate

into rectangular with pins

hole of needle plate. hob. of base plate into

Pull lever back Snap two base plate round holes

to align the hook down to fit two

the rectangular (A) at the back

weight

threads

(B) on needle plate.

Release lever.

stretch sewing fabrics. You with setting control

synthetic

buttonholes space by width of 2.

cutting stitch

at 1.5 instead

45

SECTION

3.

LEARN

THE STITCHES

Buttonhole Making (Continued)

/-Buttonhole

guide plate
Top thread
Template

Gear _,_

Slot

GiJid

@
I

/ "C_tcb Setting Mark
Gqide block Bobbin thread

',\

\
Starting
_)[)qgl l

plate

2.

a.

When hole

you have selected

the template

with

the size and style

button-

3.

a. b.

Attach Adjust template.

the buttonhole position of

foot. gear so it is aligned with the starting point of

you need, slide the template catch toward you while

into the guide plate. the template until the button-

b.

Pull

sliding

hole size you have chosen c. Insert into gear of base plate

is at the setting mark. into slot of template and fit guide block c.

The lever can be used to change Pull the bobbin you while thread holding and top

gear position. guide slot by turning the hand whee!

up through top thread.

the center of the guide slot. d.

toward

Place the bobbin

threads

to the left side of guide plate,

Leave 3 to 4 inches

of thread.

46

SECTION

3.

LEARN

THE STITCHES

5.

a. b, c.

Lower Start Allow

the buttonhole sewing slowly.

foot.

the machine

to do the work

by itself.

(Do not try d. Stop the sewing

to guide the fabric.) when the needle returns base plate, pull the to the position lever toward where you it begins, the

To release

buttonhole the machine,

and lift

base plate off

Adjusting

the stitch density by turning the stitch length

You may alter the closeness of the stitches control from 4 to 3.
4

a. b.

Mark Placing plate

your

buttonhole garment

position behind foot with

carefully the

on the garment. insert it between the guide
2_ fabrics Fine stitches for light

your

machine,

and the buttonhole marked up your buttonhole fabric

as shown. center marking on buttonhole markings foot, on the guide
I!

c.
d

Align Line plate

2

edge with

the measurement foot as shown.

just in front the fabric

of the buttonhole with

Stitch control _2

length 4

e

Pierce

the needle at the beginning

of the buttonhole.

for

heavy

fabrics

NOTE

If line

you

want

your

buttonhole with

to

be

1/2

inch

from

the garment

edge,
1__"

4 " @ Coar_estitches

ut_ the fabric

the 1/2 inch markings

each time

you start to sew

a buttonhole,
Stretch Stitch

47

SECTION

3.

LEARN THE STITCHES

Sew in a Zipper
Fabric Preparation : together zipper lock the
Zipper tape

Set the Machine

Put the top sides of the fabric and sew to Use the the end of the to opening. stitches. Sew length at "3". the zipper opening and top with thread reverse

Stitch width

_(1/8")

/Zi_lper

te_th

stitch tension "op thread tension control 2 [o 6 _ont rol 2 2 _3 _
Stitch

at "4"

End

of

()pening

To Sew: 1.
Reset stitch length at 2 and top thread tension at 2 to 6, Fold back the left seam allowance as shown.
Turn under the right seam allow fold.

4.

len_h 5.

Attach

the presser

bar to the right foot. foot of on the top the zipper the fold

pins on the zipper Lower side at so that the zipper the the bottom

, 'L

_,f f,qt_r i_

needle pierces tape. the fold

5.

and the zipper 6. Sew zipper slider 7. Lower fabric through

Stretch Stitch
[upedge of fabric

ance to form

a 1/8"

and

the

E: Zipper foot

3.

Place the zipper teeth next to the 1/8"fold and pin in place.

tape to the point begins, the needle to

where the

-

To attach

the zipper

foot:

hold

the

and raise the presser foot.

•,--.4_

attach

the presser

bar to the right

pins

_

!i!_" t' t'Tn,'dq st,de_J
The ifin on the h?f [ hand side

on the zipper •

foot. side of the zipper,

To sew on the right attach

the presser bar to the left pins foot.

on the zipper

48

SECTION3.

LEARNTHESTITCHES

i
/ Top side of fabric
J

Top side of fabric

8. 9.

Open Lower

the zipper. the presser foot and stitch

10.

Close fabric

the top

zipper side up,

and

turn

the

11.

Remove attach the

the

zipper

foot

and

14. Stop zipper. 15. Lower

about

2" from

the top of the

presser

bar to foot. below

the left

the rest of the seam, 12.

pins on the zipper Stitch tom 13. Turn guide teeth, Stitch zipper across and

the

needle

into

the

fabric

the

bot16.

and raise the presser foot. Remove open 17. Lower the basting stitches and

of the zipper, the the corner foot and along the continue the fabric to

the zipper. the foot and stitch the rest is

zipper and

as shown. through tape.

of the seam. Make sure the'fold even,

49

SECTION

3.

LEARN

THE STITCHES Two-Point Shell Stitching

Shell Stitching

Set the Machine

F

Set the Machine Stitch width

control

Stitch width 3 to I 2 3 4

,4!

©
I Top control thread tension 1 hi _)

y

_: " ":"S_

Stitch length
control
ZOne

Top thread tension control 3 to S

i_rarlge

Stitch length control _ran_ e
zon(_

He re'1;.H_ w o 1. For best effect: set the desire. you may need to tighten slightly. to just
A: Zigzag foot

This

stitch

can

also

be

used

as a

,
F

,,, It ii,
NN
Satin stitch

single overlock stitch length as you

stitch

as well.

the Stretch Stitch

Stretch Stitgh

top thread tension allow the needle

clear the folded fabric when 2. If you

edge of the

foot

it zigzags.

sew rows of shell stitches, apart. on knits or

Tile Stitchand The Shell blind rows hem Stitch over

Its Uses is formed folded bv sewing Several shell a You

space the rows 5/8" can sew Shell wovens Stitch

fabric.

soft silky

in any direction.

of shell

stitching

are called

tucks• Shell stitching can be used openings. to create and to finish

hems, sleeve and neck Shell tucking can

be used on

scalloped lingerie

tucks

blouses

5O

SECTION Smocking Stretch Patching

3.

LEARN

THE STITCHES

Set

the

Machine

Set the Machine Stitch width
control 5

Stitch width control 3 to 5

Top thread tension control 2 to 6

Stitch length
stretch pOSltiOrl Stdch

°op thread tension control 2 to 6

Stitch length control yellow stretch stitch position The Stitch For knees. and its Uses worn out elbows or

_

,1 _3

patching

Stretch Stretch Stitch
A Zigzag foot A: Zigzag foot

Stitch

With straight

the

stitch stitching

length lines

at

"4".

sew apart

3/8"

across the area to be smocked. Knot the gathers the stitch the bobbin threads along Secure Sew one edge. the the threads decorative stitches. Pult the at

threads

and distribute

evenly. end.

other

between

the gathering stitches. top make

Pull out the gathering NOTE: Loosen tension easier. the to

thread gathering

51

SECTION

3.

LEARN

THE STITCHES Herring Bone Stretch
f Set the Machine

Fagoting Stitch

Set

the

Machine

Stitch

width

Stitch width

_l

control5

©
I 2 3 4

control 3 to 5

,<

TOp thread tension control _ !,_ \,

Stitch control

length (l S t_ 2

Top thread tension control 2 to 6

Stitch length stretch stitch tiorl 2

Here's How

pusi

Here's How Place 3/8" the fabric from top side up, and sew

•l,i_ s

1.

Fold

under

each fabric

edge 5/8"

_

contro_ yelh_w

and press. 2.
Stretch Stitch

the edge. The stitchwill

Pin

the

two

edges

to

paper apart. the the

or

Trim close to stitching. prevent _
A: Zigzag foot

tear away backing 3.. Sew so the slowly, needle

1/8"

raveling.

guiding catches

fabric folded

Stretch

Stitch

A: Zigzag foot

edge on each side.

The Stitch Use fabric this to

and Its Uses stitch to join at1 two pieces of

The Stitch Use

and Its Uses stitch for blankets,

as hemming

create

open

work

tablecloth

and draperies.

appearance

and add design

interest.

52

SECTION3. ElasticStretch
Set the

LEARNTHESTITCHES

Stitch

Box Stitching

Machine

Set the Machine

Stitch width

Stitch width

ToD control

thread _! I_ •

tension

Stitch length
control yellow

_tretch stitch
p_S_tlon

/

rop

thread

tension

control 3 to 8

Stitch length

Use

this

stitch

to join

heavy

weight

i ,lll

interlining. Overlap two raw edges together and

use this stitch
Stretch Stitch

to join them

Stretch Stitch A Zigzag foot
A: Zigzag foot

Choose garments. 1. Mark

this

stitch

to attach

elastic

to

the elastic these to

into the

quarters center

and front,

match center
2.

back and side seams. the the middle center of of the the elastic presser making distri-

Place under foot sure buted.

and stitch the elastic

into place, is evenly

53

SECTION3.
Two-point

LEARN Box Stitch

THE STITCHES Overedging Stitch
f

Set t_e Machine Stitch width

Set the Machine Stitch width

©
I 2 3 4 control :oo thread tension control _ Io Stitch control length orarlge Stretch Stitch A: Zigzag foot

3 to 5

control

3 to 5

Top thread tension control 3 to 8

Stitch length control or ;lRge

This stitch is useful for elastic fabrics to join them together.

This stitch can be used for a overedgingstitch,

Stretch

Stitch

A: Zigzag foot

54

,SECTION Decorate with Geometric Patterns

3.

LEARN

THE STITCHES

Set the Machine Stitch width control 3 to 5

iI,

Top thread tension control 3 Io8

'\
Stitch length control green zone

Here's How 1.
o

Adjust

the

stitch

width

and

tength

as

you desire. 2. Practice Mark fabric, the stitch the using lines on a scrap of" fabric. for decoration fabric on marker. point. the

F: Satin stitch foot

Stretch

Stitch

3.

a washable

Tile Stitches and T!leir Uses
These stitches are purely You can sew one row special effects. Experiment on a scrap of fabric to see what special effects are possible. decorative. or several or vary the stitch width and length for

4. 5. 6.

Lower Lower Gently maked

the needle the presser guide line.

at the starting foot. fabric

the

along

the

55

SECTION

4.

PERFORMANCE

PROBLEMS

CHART

What to Do When

PROBLEM Incorrect

PROBABLECAUSE size needle.

CORRECTION Ch'oose correct size needle Rethread machine. for thread and fabric

Improper threading. Loose upper thread tension.
hregtHar Stttches

Pulling fabric. Loose presser foot. Unevenly wound bobbin. Nicks or burrs at hole of needle plate. Pulling fabric. Incorrect size needle.

Tighten upper thread tension. Do not pull fabric; guide it gently. Reset presser foot. Rewind bobbin, Replace Do not Choose needle plate, or polish off burrs completely

pull fabric; guide it gently. correct size needle for thread foot.

and fabric.

B_eakmg

Needle

Incorrect setting of needle, Loose presser foot. Upper and lower threads not drawn back under presser foot before starting seam.

Reset needle, Reset presser

Rtmch,_g

of Thread

When starting a seam be sure to draw both threads under and back of presser foot about 4" and hold until a few sthches are formed. Reset thread tension. thread should be same size and kind.

Incorrect Pucker ing

thread tension. of thread.

Using two different sizes or kinds Bent or blunt needle. Loose presserfoot. Fabric too sheer or too soft.

Upper thread and bobbin Insert new needle.

Reset presserfoot. Use underlay of tissue paper.

56

SECTION;-4. PERFORMANCE PROBLEMS CHART

PROBLEM

PROBABLE

CAUSE

CORRECTION

t_correct size needle, Bent or blunt needle. Sk;ppmg Stitches Incorrect setting of needle. Tight upper thread tension.

Choose correct size needle Insert new needle. Reset needle. Loosen upper thread

for thread

and fabric.

tension.

Starting to stitch too fast. improper threading. Breaking Uppel Thlead Tight upper thread tension. Incorrect size needle. Sharp Nicks eye in needle. or burrs at hole of needle plate.

Start to stitch at a medium Rethread machine.

speed.

Loosen upper thread tension. Choose correct size needle for Insert new needle. Replace needle plate, or polish

lhread off

and fabric. completely.

burrs

Breaking

Bobbin

Thread

Improper bobbin threading. Lint in bobbin holder or hook Darning plate in place. Stitch Length set at O. Thread knotted under fabric. Push-pull clutch is disengaged.

race.

Check bobbin threading. Clean bobbin holder and hook Remove darning plate. Adjust Stitch Length Control. Place both threads back under to stitch. Push in the clutch.

race•

Fabric

not Moving

presser foot

before

beginning

Machine

Jamming

Knocking

Noise

Thread caught in hook race. Lint in bobbin holder or hook race.

Disassemble and clean hook race. Clean bobbin holder and hook race.

57

SECTION

5.

CARE FOR YOUR

MACHINE" Clean the Bobbin Holder
To insure that your machine operates at its best, you need to keep the

Replace the Light Bulb

essential

parts clean at all times. area can attract if a thread dust and lint. is caught. Your machine can become sluggish

The bobbin or knock

loudly

Lh_plug

the

machine

and

open

the

{;_cP covPr

CALITION

I

The HOT fill(l(!1 handle

hght

bulb Protect

will

be yotlr
%/O11

f
Follow I. Turn

_ _t

when

cover Dlate these directions: off the power or unplug the 5. the bobbin cover plate by Replace the bobbin. 4. Brush or vacuum the dust and lin_ holder B Slide on the bobbin pushing _t into cover plate h¥

out of the bobbin

the grooves.

Ptl,h l)tllb it Put

the [:otirlter

bulb

tip

and to

turn

the

machine, 2. Remove firmly

clockwise

remove

pulling

it toward

you.

the

new ttlt[)if_g

btdb

in

by

pushingit

up arid

tt clockwise.

3

Remove

the bobbin.

58

SECTION Clean the Hook Race and Feed Dogs Oiling the Machine
Open face cover of oil plate and oil points

5.

CARE FOR YOUR MACHINE

as shown

below

at least once a year, Oneor

two drops Remove

is sufficient. othenNise it may stain fabrics.

excess oil,

L

Unplug

the

machine

and

remove

5.

Take bobbin

out

the bobbin.

Lift

up the it.

the presser foot 2. 3. Remove Remove the

and needle. bobbin cover plate.

holder

and remove

the screw

on the left side the large screw In case extended Use good No other Above require machine time, quality oiling points oiling oil is not used for an

of the needle with driver. 4. Remove the needle

plate

it before

sewing. oil.

sewing machine is required are only area

which

on this machine.

6.

Use feed cloth.

the dogs,

lint

brush

to

clean

the

7.

Line

up the

red marks

and place fits

hook Also

race and bobbin use a soft. dry

the bobbin next to

holder so the knob

holder.

the stopper

in the hook

race, as shown above.

59

PARTS LIST

l"

1

2

3

4

5

7

%
8 9 lO

%
12 13 14

i!

/

./

15

16

17

18

19

2O

G
6O

All

parts

listed

herein

may be ordered

from

any Sears Roebuck

and Co. store

or service center. WHEN ORDERING REPAIR PARTS, ALWAYS GIVE THE FOLLOWING

Ref.

No,

Part No.

Description Bobbin Spool No. box with 10 bobbins pin felt 1 1 Stretch fabric needles needles needles needles needles (ORG) (RED) (PUB) (GRN) (BLU)

INFORMATION:

1 2 3

1. 2. 3. 4.

PART NUMBER PART DESCRIPTION MODEL NUMBER NAME OF ITEM
stocked locally, your order will be electronically Center for expedited

"20-6868 102403202 813404013 6551 6552 6553 6554 652806003 685502008 825813005 823803006 822804118 *6864 6797 820832005 41669 802424004 6830 *6889 652802009 213502003 213501002 213504005 213505006 213506007 213503004

No. 1 1 Single No. 14 Single No. 1B Single No. 18 Single Straight Sliding Zipper Satin Needle Light foot

4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19

If the parts you need are not transmitted handling. to a Sears

Zigzag foot buttonhole foot stitch foot threader bulb foot

Repair

Parts

Distribution

Large screw driver Small screw driver Lint brush opener brush

Buttonhole Oil and lint Darning

plate guide plate

Buttonhole Base plate Template Template Template Buttonhole

(Round _Round (Keyhole) foot

end small) end large)

20

* These items are not furnished with the machine, but may be ordered per instructions above.

61

INDEX
A Accessory storage box .............. Appliqueing ................... B Bar tacking ................... Base ........................... Base plate ............... Basic zigzag ................... Blind hemming .............. Bobbin ............ Bobbin holder .............. Bobbin thread ................. Bobbin winding .................. ............ Bobbin winding spindle Box stitching .................. Buttonhole ................... Buttonhole Buttonhole Buttonhole Buttonhole Buttonhole attachment foot ......... guide plate making opener 23, 33 4. 48, 60_61 23, 31 23, 39_40 4, 15_16, 58, 60_61 16, 58"59 18_19 15 2, 15 25, 53 27, 41 2, 8 23, 33 Fabric, needle, thread and stitch length chart ....................... Face cover plate ............ Fagoting ..................... Feed dogs ...................... Foot control .................... Free arm sewing ................. 14 Power switch .................... Practical stitch chart ............. Pressure control dial ................ Presser foot ................. Presser foot lever ................. Push-pull clutch ................. 3, 5 23_27 6 3, 10"_13 3, 7 3, 15

2. 6, 58_59 25, 52 59 3, 5 8_9

R Reverse stitch control .......... Rick-rack stretch stitching ......... 2, 22, 28 23, 36

H Hand wheel .................... Herring bone stretch ............. Hook race ...................... L Lace work ...................... Large screw driver ............. Light and power switch ............. Light bulb ................. Lint brush .................. M Monogramming N ................ 23, 34 40 4, 60"-'61 3, 5 57, 60_61 4, 58_61 3, 18 26, 52 59

S
Satin stitch foot .................... 60_61 26, 32 28 24, 38 24, 38 5 24, 50 60_61 60"61 24, 51 3, 10 60_61 , 2, 7 2, 21 1 3, 20 ....... 4, 12, 24, 26, 32_34, 50, 55, Sating stitching ................ Seam guides ..................... Serging ...................... Serging or pine leaf stretch ......... Sewing light ...................... Shell stitching ................. Sliding buttonhole foot ............... .............. 4, 12, 27, 42_43, Small screw driver ............. 4, Smocking .................... Snap-on button ................. Spool pin felt .............. 4, 7, Spool pins ...................... Stitch length control .............. Stitch selector ..................

........ ....

27, 41, 44 4, 13, 27, 44_45 4, 27, 44, 60"-61 41_47 4, 43, 60_61 4, 27, 44, 60"--61 23, 35

.............. .........

Buttonhole template ...... Button sewing .................

C
Cabinet ......................... I0"_'I ...... 2 14 I 59 28 Changing needle .................. Changing presser foot ............ Cleaning hook race and feed dogs Cornering guide ..................

Needle ................ 13_14, 60"61 Needle clamp ................... 3, 14 Needleptate ................... 2, 16 Needle, thread and fabric chart ........ 14 Needle threading ............... 17_18 O Oiling ......................... Overcasting stitch ................. Overcast stretch ................ Overedging stitch ...............

D Darning .................. 23, 29, 31 Darning plate ..... 4, 29, 31, 34_35, 60_61 Decorative geometric patterns ....... 26, 55 E Elastic stretch ................. Embroidery ................... Extension table .................. 25, 53 23, 34 2, 8

59 36 24, 38 26, 54

Stitch width control .............. 2, 21 Straight stitching ............ 23, 28_29 Straight stitch foot ................... .............. 4, 11,23, 28_30, 60_61 Straight stretch stitching .......... 23, 30 Stretch patching ................ 25, 51 Stretch stitch adjuster ............. 3, 21

T Parts list ..................... Performance problems ............ Plug connector ................... Portable case ..................... 60"61 56_57 3, 5 2 Take-up lever ................... Thread cutter .................... Thread guide ................. Three-step zigzag ............... Topstitching .................. 2, 17 2, 7 2_3, 17 24, 37 23, 29

62

]'{_p thread Tnt} thread lop thread

................... tension .............. tension control ....... ............. ........... ..........

17_20 19"-20 2, 19_20 28 26. 54 25, 50

Turning a sqtJare corner "fwo point box stitching Two-point shell stitching

Zigzag ..... Zigzag Zigzag Zipper Zipper

foot ........................ 11. 23_26, 31, 3.5"40, 50._53. 60"..61 stitching ............. 23, 31_36 overcasting ................. 36 application ........... 23, 48_4g foot ...... 4, 12, 23, 48_49, 60_61

63

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INFORMATION:

*NAME OF ITEM "PART DESCRIPTION transmitted to a Sears

If the parts you need are not stocked locally, your order will be electronically Repair Parts Distribution Center for handling.

SEARS, ROEBUCK AND CO., Chicago, IL60684

U.S.A.

S-385

Printed in Taiwan

Part No. 652-800-409

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