Embellishments · Hems · Ruffles · Singer

On darts, hems, ruffles and lace

Singer sewing books are among the best out there, we know that. So when Singer brought out zig-zag machines, they were keen to show what this exciting new piece of kit could do for you. So they included 55 pages of sewing technique into the manual for model 319! Start reading on page 56. I… Continue reading On darts, hems, ruffles and lace

Feet · Jersey · Ruffles

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