Basic Sewing Machine Accessory Kit
Sewing machine accessories can make your work more enjoyable and productive. When buying a sewing machine, it is necessary to check a set of accessories attached to it.
In this article, you will find out what accessories should be at every sewing machine and how to use them.
Let's consider an option of a conventional sewing machine for beginners. What tools, presser feet and accessories should be in kit, that is attached to entry-level sewing machine.
The set with accessories is in a plastic bag, which is placed in a removable table.
Basic sewing accessories and their purpose
Darning plate is used for disabling moving of feed dog. Darning plate fits over a needle plate.
Sewing needle is important part for good work a sewing machine. Do not use blunt and curved needles. Start every new sewing project with a new needle.
For leather, denim, knitted fabrics and other materials you can be bought special needles. But for start can use universal needles for woven fabrics and most knits in an 80/12 sizes.
When sewing clothes often is needed to make double finishing stitches. Instead of twice doing a straight line, you can use a double (twin) needle.
Using a double needle has its own peculiarities, especially when sewing stretch fabrics.
The sewing machines that can sew with double needle have an additional spool pin for second coil.
How to make buttonholes
Seam ripper you will need for cutting an open of buttonholes and for tearing off seams.
Plastic bobbins are better than metal spools. They are lighter and better glide inside bobbin case.
Presser feet kit
Blind hem presser foot. In this tutorial I'm going to show you two ways of using this sewing machine blind hem presser foot.
Using this rolled hem presser foot is simple way of hemming edges of thin fabrics. Tutorial with tips how use a hem presser foot has 10 photos with comments.
It this tutorial you learn an easy way how to hem skirt or dress on sewing machine. You will find tips how to use a blind hem presser foot.
You will need this presser foot when stitching cords, elastic bands, etc.
This presser foot is used for installing zippers.
The flat buttons can be sewn on sewing machine having zigzag stitch using this special buttons presser foot.
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