Presser Feet

modern quilt block

Modern Quilts

Modern quilts have a unique look when compared with more traditional styles. They have clean lines and simple motifs. Both the piecing and the quilting are simple but have high impact. This post is going to feature one block that fits the description of modern quilting. This is my practice block for a larger quilt […] Read more…

sole of piping foot

The Secret is in the Sole

Turn the foot over and look at the bottom of the sole of any presser foot. This often gives you clues as to what that foot is designed to do. The list below is a brief overview of what you might find when looking at the soles of your presser feet. Remember, the secret is […] Read more…

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What to Sew

Are you new to sewing? Always wanted to learn but didn’t know where to start? I have a few tips to point you in the right direction to help you decide what to sew. Plus there’s two simple little projects that are easy for even the newest newbie! Start Small When learning to sew, don’t […] Read more…

bi-level-foot-hook-and-loop-tape

Bi-Level Presser Foot

This foot is a favorite of mine, even though I don’t use it frequently. The reason I like it so much is that when I need it, there’s nothing else that will work. Called a bi-level or “uneven” foot,  the shape of the sole makes it useful in situations where the foot needs to ride […] Read more…

joining seam with edgestitch foot

Edge Joining Seam

When we think of a seam, it is usually two pieces of fabric placed right sides together and sewn with a straight stitch to join them. Once the seam is stitched, the fabric is opened to the right side and pressed. This type of seam works on most fabrics and projects but there are other […] Read more…

presser feet with fabric

What Does a Presser Foot Do?

If you’ve ever sat at a sewing machine and stitched anything, you know that you need a presser foot. But, have you ever stopped to think about what the presser feet does and why you can’t sew without one? Have you ever wondered, just what does a presser foot do? Keeping the Fabric from Traveling […] Read more…

Diamond Quilted Trivet

Diamond Quilted Trivet

Here’s a quick project that lets you protect your table from hot dishes. This easy-to-sew Diamond Quilted Trivet is fat quarter-friendly. You can make it with just one fat quarter and a short list of additional supplies. Finished size: 9” x 16” (from point to point)   Materials for Making the Diamond Quilted Trivet Two […] Read more…

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Welcome to Sewfeet.com

Welcome to 2019 (can’t believe it’s almost February!) and Welcome to Sewfeet.com! This is my very first blog post on my new website and I want to share with you what Sewfeet can do for your sewing journey. My name is Susan and I have spent 20+ years working in the sewing industry – teaching, […] Read more…

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