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The gathering foot, the ruffler and differential feed

Differential feed is when the upper and lower layers of the material are fed at different speeds, or as in overlockers when the front and rear of the feed dogs are moving at different speeds. The result is that the sewing gets stretched or gathered, either all of it or just one layer relative to…… Continue reading The gathering foot, the ruffler and differential feed

Attachments · Chiffon · Feet

Sewing on ribbon: the edger and the quilter

Having made the chiffon volant for my dress, I have attached it to the edge of the hem, and now I want to finish it off with a narrow satin ribbon. ‚Äč The ribbon is only 5mm wide, and it should sit with one side on the skirt and with the other side on the…… Continue reading Sewing on ribbon: the edger and the quilter