Your Machine usually comes with the general or all-purpose foot attached. You can easily Change Out The Feet On Your Sewing Machine in less than a minute! Your owners manual should explain how but just in case it doesn't or you just like to see it being done I've created a quick video to show you how.
Why Should You Change Your Sewing Machine Feet?
Changing your sewing machine feet out allows you to add interesting features to your projects, sew on zippers with ease and be more precise with your sewing. Most machines require a special foot for ruffles, zippers, and buttons. The old saying having the right tool for the job applies to your sewing too.
How to Change Out The Feet On Your Sewing Machine
If you can't view the video above click this link to view it on YouTube. How To Change Your Sewing Machine Foot
- Raise the needle to its highest position by turning the hand-wheel towards you then raise the presser foot lever.
- Release the foot by raising the lever at the back of the holder.
- Put the presser foot on the needle plate so that the bar on the presser foot is in line with the slot on the shank.
- Lower the presser foot lever and fix the presser foot onto the shank. If the presser foot is in the correct place, the bar should snap-in.
** If the presser foot is not installed with the correct orientation, the needle may strike the presser foot. This may bend or break the needle and cause injury.**
Are having trouble identifying the machine feet that came with your machine? Check out: Learn The Basic Sewing Machine Presser feet.
Really helpful post. I often got stuck with this appropriate situation, when the thread got stuck on the hoop and the feet won't work. what should i do then?
Are you using the feet that came with your machine? What do you mean the feet won't work? What hoop are they getting stuck on?