Elna Elastic Gatherer 1/4" (8mm) 49539520

Elna Elastic Gatherer 1/4" (8mm) 49539520


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Elna Elastic Gatherer 1/4" (8mm) 49539520

Elastic Gatherer 1/4" (8mm)

Acts like a third hand! The elastic gatherer evenly stretches the elastic as it is sewn to the fabric; wonderful for cuffs, lingerie, garters, etc. 

The elastic gatherer stretches the elastic as it is sewn to the fabric, a quick and easy method.

Available in 3 sizes:
8 mm, 10 mm or 13 mm (1/4”, 3/8” or 1/2”)

Machine Setup:

  • 3 Step zigzag
  • Stitch width 5.0 or 7.0, stitch length 2.5 or 3.0
  • Insert a needle appropriate for fabric
  • Elastic gatherer
  • All purpose thread for both needle and bobbin
  • Thread tension – Auto or 4-5


  • Loosen the adjusting screw on the elastic gatherer. Angle cut elastic end and insert elastic into slot. Pull elastic through slot until 4cm-5cm (1 1/2”- 2”) extends out the back. Tighten adjusting screw.

According to your model:

  • Attach elastic gatherer by inserting prongs on elastic gatherer into holes on
    front of needle plate.
  • Or, remove bobbin cover plate and attach elastic gatherer plate.
  • Place scrap fabric under foot on top of elastic. Test sew. Tighten or loosen adjusting screw as desired.

Suitable for:  Elna 3210, 3230, 7200, 9600, 9500, eXcellence, 7200PRO, 720

Product code: 49539520


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