Free motion darning, stippling
* The darning foot is an optional accessory not included with your
Install the darning plate (2) and
For darning, first sew around the edge of the hole (to secure the
Free motion darning is accomplished without the sewing
machine internal feed system.
Movement of the fabric is controlled by the operator.
It is necessary to coordinate sewing speed and movement of
Sew a straight or zigzag stitch following your design line.
Using the optional darning foot will help guide you as you sew.
Remove the presser foot clamp. (3)
Attach the darning foot to the presser foot holder. The lever (a)
should be behind the needle clamp screw (b). Press the darning
foot on firmly from behind with your index finger and tighten the
screw (c). (4)
First row: Always work from left to right. Turn work by 1/4 and
A darning hoop is recommended for easier sewing and better
results. For stippling, stitch in any direction without repositioning
the quilt. It is used to create texture and fill the background.