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Topic: What stitches are these and what do they do?  (Read 796 times)
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exotik1
« on: November 08, 2013 02:25:02 AM »

Hi, Can anyone please tell me the name of these stitches in this link and their basic function? Im especially confused about the jagged stitches and the one that kind of looks like a blanket stitch (is it a blanket edge stitch)?

http://i1087.photobucket.com/albums/j478/karenlee3/DSC05679.jpg

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« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2013 03:35:06 PM »

I have a singer , and the "l "on my  laptop seems to gone missing and not sure if i get the names right but here it goes:
Yellow
1 >>makes butonholes,
2 >>needle position : in the middle or to the right , handy when doing stuff like zippers
3 >>Zig zag : against fraing or for stretch fabrics
4 >>Zig zag with smaller stitches inside the stitch  ,  , same as 3
5 >>blind hemming  for elastice fabrics
6 >> not sure but it looks like a stitch you use to sew elastic band onto fabric , like in nickers
7 >> never seen befor
8 >> That is just a fancy stitch ,
9 >>Never seen before
10>> Could be overlock stitch , you use it to  finish off edges

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2>> elastic straight stitch , 3 stitches next to each other for extra strenght
3>>  Ric rac, no idea what it is used for
4>> Ajour stitch , no idea , think it might be just another fancy one
5>> Fancy one
6>> Fancy one
7>>fancy one
8>> fancy one
9>> Fancy one
10>> Fancy one

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All just for show/ fancy





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