Month: July 2019

presser foot

Presser Foot Pressure

Presser foot pressure is exactly what it sounds like – the amount of pressure the foot puts on the fabric when it is lowered. This pressure affects the way the fabric feeds under the foot. If the pressure is too high, the foot “drags”, and the fabric does not feed well. If the pressure is […] Read more…

Shortening a Zipper Tip

Shortening a Zipper Tip for You! If you’re sewing at midnight and need a 7” zipper but all you have is a 20 inch zipper here’s a quick and easy way to make it shorter. The presser foot I use is an open embroidery foot. It has a large indentation on the sole and this […] Read more…