December 2007

Dust Covers for Passap DM80 Machine
Susan Sled

Fabric
Tightly woven cotton – 56” (150cm) wide – 2 ¼ yards (2 metres)

Note
When you tear cotton it will always tear straight which is not always the case when you cut with scissors.

Mast Assembly Cover
Finished size: 23” (58.4 cm) wide by 34” (86.4 cm) long

Instructions
1. From the selvage edge measure across 24½” (62.2 cm) and tear down the length of your fabric. Put the remaining piece aside for the machine cover. 2. If the fabric was cut at the store, tear a narrow strip across to make sure you have a straight edge. 3. From the torn edge across your fabric, measure 72” (182.8 cm) and tear across. 4. Press all torn edges to flatten them out. 5. Fold in half lengthwise and sew a 3/4” (2 cm) seam on both edges. 6. Trim off half of one layer of the seam. Fold the other layer of the seam over the trimmed layer encasing it and sew a flat felt seam. By making a flat felt seam there will be no raw edges that could fray and threads catching on the machine.

Bottom Hem
1. On the right side of the fabric, measure up 2” (5 cm) and mark with pins. Turn the case inside out. 2. Fold the bottom edge up to meet the row of pins and press. 3. Fold this new edge up so that the pins are at the bottom of the fold. Remove the pins as you press the hem. 4. Sew hem in place.

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