Presser foot

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the part of a sewing machine which rests on the cloth and presses it down upon the table of the machine.

See also: Presser

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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If the fabric is bulky, adjust the presser foot pressure to prevent it from dragging across the fabric surface.
Align the cut edges of fabric with the edge of the presser foot if it is 1/4" wide.
Because the presser foot doesn't need to be raised, several edges can be serged without cutting the threads between (2).
When enabled, the timer function will be automatically actived when the presser foot meets the test specimen.
Sitting by a calming fountain in Kiev, presser foot nearby needle plate of sky, tremendous spooling, smoothing weather just after the bells thread themselves like bobbins of St Sofia rocking the plaza--real rocks of noisy heartstrings and foot pedals bated to a point nearly acquiring voice that manages, amazing improbability, that somehow says a few things in languages all their own.
presser foot, high-contrast/low-glare dial, and a larger grip.
The stepping motor control type of automatic presser foot lifting device.
Make sure all the little parts are there: thread holder, bobbin winder, presser foot, etc.
Fabrics compression behavior is important for establishing the presser foot force as a sewing parameter.
The 9-year-old matched square to square, laying the stitches, pulling out the straight pins, lifting the presser foot and snipping threads.
Place the fabric under the sewing machine's presser foot. Leave (E) for the seam allowance.
Test stitching on a scrap of vinly to determine best machine tension and stitch length (you may need to guide the vinyl through the presser foot).