8 Specialty Feet That Will Change Your Life

Have you ever wondered about all of those weird sewing machine feet you've seen or hear people talking about? Ever wondered what they do? If they're worth the money or time to try them out? Here is a list of our FAVORITE specialty feet and how they will change your sewing life forever!

8 Specialty Feet That Will Change Your Life


    • Pintuck Foot

      Use a pintuck foot with a twin needle and will help create perfect pin tucks. Heirloom or vintage style clothing often have pintucks. They add beauty, texture, and interest to many different kinds of pieces.

    • Invisible Zipper Foot

      This invaluable foot is used in the installation of invisible zippers. While it is possible to sew an invisible zipper without this foot, you will be amazed at how much easier it is WITH it. You'll never want to sew an invisible zipper without one again!

    • Teflon/Non-stick Foot

      A Teflon foot is an amazing thing if you sew with any fabrics of the "sticky" variety. Vinyl and laminated fabrics are two good examples. This foot will allow the fabric to pass through with ease where it would get hung up or stuck under a regular foot.

    • Rolled Hem Foot

      Use a rolled hem foot to create narrow hems with delicate fabrics such as chiffon, cotton voile, and silks. It can be a little difficult to get the hang of, but worth it. It will make beautiful hems in much less time when sewing with these types of fabrics.

    • Ruffler Attachment

      Do you hate making ruffles? Then this is what you need! The ruffler attachment will gather the fabric for you as you sew with ease. This is on my personal want list, and I can't wait to get my hands on it. My little girl LOVES ruffles.

    • Adjustable Binder Foot

      Use an adjustable binder foot to fall in love with using bias tape for hems and finishes! It will allow you to line the binding up and sew right down the outer edge perfectly. It's a game changer. A definite must for woven sewists.

    • Patchwork/One-quarter Inch Foot

      This foot is most commonly used in quilting, but is also great for little things like doll or pet clothes. Basically, anything with a 1/4" seam allowance. This is the foot that makes lining up that 1/4" a piece of cake. You'll never use another foot for those tiny seams again!

    • Walking Foot

      A walking foot is an absolute dream for sewing with all things knit! This foot is designed to provide a second set of feed dogs above your fabric to help feed it through evenly and prevent unneeded stretching. The walking foot will make for beautiful flat knit seams every time, so if you're a knit sewist and don't have one, you should look into it!
Did you know there were so many cool sewing machine feet for your sewing machine? Which one can you not live without? Let me know in the comments!

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