|Selecting the optimum Thread||Selecting the Stitch Type||Adjusting the upper Thread Tension||Application|
Selecting the Stitch Type
In general, Swarovski products can be sewn on using a variety of stitch types.
A stitch length should be selected that allows the stitches to fall in the spaces between the cups.
The length and width of the stitch must be adjusted to suit
the element being applied. The width of the stitch (B) should be 0.5 mm
–1 mm broader on both sides than the crystal element (A) being applied.
The length of the stitch (C) should be equal to about 2/3 of the width
of the stitch. In some cases the tension of the upper thread must be
When applying products using a zigzag stitch, the use of an adapted presser foot is recommended.
Button sewing program
Crystal Buttons and Sew-on Articles can be applied using a button sewing program. Here the hole spacing must be selected.