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Just purchased this model today and it has no blind hem foot. Instruction manual telle me I need to purchase from local dealer. Can this be odered on line? Manual quotes number 006812008 is this correct? The description of the machine said that it does blind hem but did not mention that the foot was not included. How much deos this cost? Should mention this was bought from Lidl

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You can order from Singer at 1-800-4singer or ebay. On ebay they start at about $14 + $2 for shipping. Just put in "blind hem foot for Singer and you will see a variety of them. Take your pick. I don't know what Singer charges. JoAnn fabrics may carry them or a sewing machine retailer but anyway you do it, it is not expensive. Just remember that you have a low shank machine. Good luck and happy sewing.

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How do i create a rolled hem using my Platinum 750?? Do i need a special presser foot?


by rolled hem I imagine that you are trying to put something like rope in the hem to make a round edge
You can buy a 1/2 foot that allows the needle to get close to what ever is making the roll
see your local sewing machine shop

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Hi, I have purchased an adjustable blind hem foot for my Classica 90. Would you please advise what the setting for blind hemming is on the sewing machine is? I cannot locate it. Thank you.


Perhaps this video will help:

How To Sew Blind Hem Stitch 2

Unfortunately, after reviewing your machine's manual, your manual does not indicate that your machine provides a blindhem stitch. The blindhem stitch generally is a stitch that takes several straight stitches and then zags to the left to catch the garment fabric. You can, however, use a zig-zag. You will just have more stitches into the garment that may show on the right side.

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Metal blind foot hem 6217c


The 6217C doesn't have a blind hem foot. You need the General Purpose (low-shank) foot, the General Purpose Needle Plate and the blind hem guide (part number 381213). The guide gets secured by the screw that holds the presser foot shank. This site, http://cart.jennys-sewing-studio.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=473 , has the blind hem guide available. This metal foot might fit your machine: http://cart.jennys-sewing-studio.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=530_73_101_164_168&products_id=463 .

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells
(who has a similar blind hem stitch guide for my Singer Touch & Sew. I haven't gotten the hang of it yet.)

Feb 10, 2014 | Sewing Machines

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I have an old EuroPro Sewing Machine and lost the user manual years ago.I am trying to figure which accessories to use for quilting. Can you tell which accessory and where it goes and other recommendations...


Try this website, it has lots of good info on feet and where you would use them. http://sewmamasew.com/blog2/2009/06/feet-feet-feet/ This should help you identify the feet youve got. Many machines will have a zig zag foot with room for the needle to swing, a zipper foot, a blind hem foot and a buttonhole foot as a basic selection. There are lots of others too for specialised techniques such as rolled hem, overcasting or tuffting.

For Quilting though you actually can get away with just a straight stitch foot to piece the fabric and a walking foot if you are going to machine stitch the layers and batting together. This is a walking foot.
tally_girl_73.jpg Having a quarter inch foot is very handy to achieve perfect 1/4" seams for piecing.tally_girl_74.jpg
Lastly, if you want to try stippling or free motion quilting, you'll need a special foot, and it will probably look a little like this.


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To purchase you could try www.sewingpartsonline.com.

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How do you do a blind stitch on a Viking Fresia 415? What foot do I use?


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You need a foot like this one so you can guide the folded edge of the fabric hem along against the white plastic foot. This is a generic style snap on blind hem foot, your machine should have one in the accessories that looks like this if your machine has a blind hem stitch included in its functions.

You fold the fabric into a upside down Z shape and run the top folded edge along the white guide with the fabric under the foot, hard to explain but once youve done it once, it makes sense.

You need to select the stitch on your machine that looks like 3 small zigzags, then one bigger one, or 3 straight stitches, then one zig zag to the side. This is the blind hemming stitch. You'll possibly also have a blind hemming foot to use, which helps with guiding the fabric fold into the machine and keeping it even. But if not, you should be able to buy one from your Huskqvarna dealer or a generic one from www.sewingpartsonline.com may well fit.

You'd be best served by visiting http://sewing.about.com/od/techniques/ss/machineblindsti.htm for photos and intructions if you've never done blind hem stitching before.

Blind hemming works best when hemming straight edges of fabric such as a ruffle on a full skirt - if there is any curve in the seam, it gets much harder and the result won't look so good. In essence, you press the fabric hem up, then fold the hem edge back under so you have a "S' shape, then sew along the single layer with the folded edge sitting against the foot guide. Then when the machine takes the 4th wide stitch, the needle swings to the left and catches a small stitch into the upper folded layer, then back onto the hem. The trick is adjusting the stitch so that the wide stitch doesn't show much on the right side of the garment

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How do I use the hem attachment for the xl5130 machine


The only hemming I see in the manual is for blind hem stitching (page 35).

http://www.brother-usa.com/manuals/default.aspx?PGID=3&R3ModelID=XL5130

If there is another attachment that you have purchased, such as the rolled-hem foot - please reply.

Both techniques take a bit of practice.

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I've just got janome 634d serger, how can i make the bottom of a T-shirt ? Thank you so much


If you want the bottom of the T to look like RTW with the double row of stitching, you cannot do this on a serger.

You can achieve the effect by using a twin needle, two spools of thread, bobbin and a straight stitch.

Make sure the double/twin needle will pass through the presser foot and opening in the needle plate below the presser foot.

Practice on a double layer of a scrap of the T shirt material as the tension may need to be slightly looser than the normal setting.

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How do I do a blind hem stitch on my kenmore 385 model


I have a kenmore 385 model and the users manual shows on page 27 to use the zigzag foot and fold as you wood for any other blind hem. A good video on how to sew a blind hem can be found here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U8nudMY_QPY
Hope this helps!

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