How to use a Ruffler foot on your sewing machine

Bulky but beautiful Ruffler foot This is a sewing machine foot attachment used on low shank home sewing machines to make beautiful gathers and ruffles. The presser foot looks bulky and complicated but it is seriously not.  4 things the ruffler foot can do for you You can make ruffles and small pleats – this is …

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When you have to attach thin trims to your clothes or other sewing projects there is no other useful sewing machine accessory than this. You can easily attach trims like thin ribbons, ric rac trims, cord, braids, etc with this foot. You get a couching stitched effect with the help of the braiding foot. It …

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My husband drives his car so carefully that we sometimes see cycles passing by – we joke that one day we may even see runners pass by. But this is not me. When I sit behind the wheels of my car, I somehow become Charlize Theron (of the movie The Italian Job). Some reckless current passes …

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The 1/4 Inch Seam Foot is also known as 1/4 inch Piecing foot or 1/4 inch quilting foot or the 1/4 inch patchwork foot ; it is a sewing machine foot that is very useful when sewing a seam with a 1/4 inch seam allowance. There is nothing like this foot when you have to …

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The Gathering foot is a very convenient foot to have on a low, vertical shank sewing machine, if you are a person who sews a lot. If you do not regularly sew, you can do with the simple zig-zag stitch gathering to make frills, and ruffles. But if gathering fabric is a routine job for …

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Until you get this foot on your sewing machine you may not know its value, and then once you have it, you will find it very useful in a lot of your sewing. The walking foot, also known as an even feed foot is invaluable, in many ways for a passionate sewist, especially for quilting. …

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I was 13 years old when I got my first sewing machine. I had to convince my mother with many tall claims of being a future fashion designer etc. And then it sat inside the cupboard for a long time untouched, after that first spurt of fanatic sewing for a week or two.  For a …

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The primary dilemma of a sewist who already owns a sewing machine is always – Is my sewing machine enough? Do I need to buy a better one ? Wouldn’t my sewing projects be better with a better sewing machine. Then, which one should I buy? Do I buy another home sewing machine or  Should …

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If you are passionate about sewing, you may have a home sewing machine with some extra bells and whistles, other than the basic sewing stitches. You might even have a serger.  But as you get more involved you realize the inadequacies of your simple sewing machine. You want to buy bigger, better. Or maybe you …

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For me Sewing is an expression of my creativity; this is so for countless men and women all over the world. For correct execution of our creative ideas, we need a sewing machine that will give a seamless experience when sewing; a machine that will give precision in the stitches;a machine with impressive features ( …

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How to use a Ruffler foot on your sewing machine

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