What are the different feet on a sewing machine for?

Having the right foot on the machine makes it easier to achieve the best result for the task.

  • All-purpose sewing foot. This is the standard foot for all basic, forward-feed sewing.
  • Blind-hem foot/edgestitch foot.
  • Buttonhole foot.
  • Cording, piping, or beading foot.
  • Darning foot.
  • Embroidery foot.
  • Pintuck foot.
  • Rolled-hem foot.

In this regard, what is the zipper foot on a sewing machine?

A zipper foot is able to adjust so it is on the left or the right side of the sewing machine needle. This adjustment allows you to sew the zipper without the presser foot applying pressure to the zipper teeth, which will not move when caught in the feed dogs because of pressure from a presser foot.

What is the foot on a sewing machine?

A presser foot is an attachment used with sewing machines to hold fabric flat as it is fed through the machine and stitched.

What is a zig zag foot for?

The snap-on Zig Zag foot is designed to sew a wide range of stitches. The extra wide opening allows you to create zig zag stitches, decorative stitches, heirloom stitches, and stretch stitches. It's also great for your standard straight stitch, making this foot your go-to, all-purpose presser foot.