How do you sew stretchy fabric on a Singer sewing machine?

What stitch length should I use for stretchy material?

Use a stretch stitch or long and narrow zig zag stitch instead of a straight stitch so that your seams can stretch with the fabric. If you don’t have a stretch stitch on your machine, set your stitch length to the narrowest zigzag setting (0.5) and your stitch length to a medium setting.

What tension should I use for cotton?

Cotton requires a moderate tension setting, usually between three and four.

What tension should I use for polyester?

Fortunately, you don’t need to think too much about it – set up your machine for polyester, and it will cope with most types of poly fabrics without further adjustments being needed. As a general rule of thumb, the upper tension will usually be around a 4.

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