Attachments · Embellishments · Feet

The underbraider

It was a part of a standard Singer accessories set that came with every machine, until some time in 1930s. Then it was no longer required as the fashions have changed. This is what it is for: to make braided designs. The underbraider makes it as easy as stitching along a dotted line (not necessarily… Continue reading The underbraider

Chiffon · Embellishments · 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. ​ 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