Have you ever used an edge joining foot on your sewing machine before?
If you haven’t – try one! It’s a great addition to your sewing toolbox and makes life so much easier when you find the need to join two pieces of fabric together.
And, not only does it have it’s practical fashion sewing uses, it can also add a wonderful decorative feature as well.
So if you want to sew those seams with ease, add trims to projects in the blink of an eye or add stylish features fast – read on!
What Does An Edge Joining Foot Look Like?
The edge joining foot looks similar to most other sewing machine feet, however, in the middle of the foot is a metal guide. This guide, which sits between the toes of the foot and is used to align the fabrics, ready for stitching.
Thanks to our friends at Brother.UK, the following demonstration is performed on the Brother NV1300 sewing machine.
YOUR FASHION SEWING BLOG ‘EDGE JOINING FOOT’ CRIB SHEET:
1: Place your fabric pieces together on each side of the foot guide, right sides up.
2: Put the edge joining foot down onto the fabric pieces.
3: Select the zig-zag stitch on your sewing machine.
4: Select your stitch length and stitch width. (L – 1.5/3mm – W – 4-6mm)
5: Position the needle down making sure that it does not touch the foot.
6: Secure your stitching.
7: Using both hands, start sewing keeping the fabrics together towards the guide.
8: Start sewing the zig-zag stitching. You edge joining foot will now join the two fabric pieces together.
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