feed dog

feed dog

- The part of a sewing machine that feeds the material under the needle.
See also related terms for needle.
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The construction of a household sewing machine involves spool pin, binder spindle, winder stopper, hand wheel, width, length and tension dials, feed dog, needle and needle plate.
In one instance, Horse tries to feed Dog a bottle of hay and mocks Dog's tail, telling him his tail should hang down "like a gorgeous hair waterfall." Even gift-giving attempts fail: Dog doesn't understand the heavy saddle Horse gives him, and Horse is utterly baffled by the concept of fetching a ball.
Eskrigg Reserve manager Jim Rae has hit out at irresponsible visitors trying to feed dog food to the Lockerbie centre's endangered red squirrels.
My working day Noon: | Start working on bigger projects such a product development, new concept design (I find this works better in the afternoons) or appointments 5.30pm-6pm: WHEN I am going to my office in Peterlee, my routine is normally like this...6.30am: | Get up, get ready, feed dog, put out washing.
I don't eat breakfast 7.45am Leave for work | 8.15Am Arrive at work and start on |emails and cope with whatever the day brings 11.45am eat a quick lunch at my |desk 12pm start working on bigger |projects such a product development, new concept design (I find this works better in the afternoons) or appointments 5.30pm-6pm Leave the office | 6.30pm Arrive home, feed dog, |have light tea and finish off work and emails 8.30pm Watch a little TV | 9.30pm Go to bed.
The presses foot (1, figure1) and feed dog (2) are inducing a normal compression on the fabric (3).
Get breakfast for children and get them dressed, feed dog, put out black bags out, wash up, pack lunch - two hours.
It assists the top fabric through the machine at the same rate as the feed dog moves the bottom fabric.
Can you really say your life wouldn't be improved by knowing your overlocking from your faggoting, or your heavy whip stitch from your feed dog?
If the materials are too thick for the sewing machine, drop the feed dog and pull and push the materials through manually, going very slowly so as not to break a needle or damage your machine.