Tag Archives: Sewing Machine Parts

The Walking Foot

This little guy is going to be your best friend if you’re trying to sewing any piled and/or slippery fabrics, such as velvet, or certain satins. The walking foot acts as an upper set of feed dogs, working in time with your machine. When using a walking foot, fabrics feed more evenly and are therefore… Read More »

The Rolling Foot

The rolling (or roller) foot is essential for coping with thick, bulky seams. The specific construction of the foot can vary according to your model of sewing machine, but the premise is the same throughout – a set of wheels or a roller mounted into a regular sewing foot. You might think those little wheels can’t… Read More »