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Date: 8/7/12 7:25 PM

I recently bought a Bernina Nova sewing machine (kinda like a Bernina FW) that has virtually all original accessories. Along with it came a box of attachments that include non-Bernina feet and these:

Does anyone know what these are?

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Date: 8/7/12 7:30 PM

Can't wait to see the picture.

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Date: 8/7/12 8:04 PM

Diahn, your picture isn't showing up for me.

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Date: 8/7/12 8:09 PM

Looks like binder feet? [note: copy the URL of her picture, put it in a new browser tab and you will see the picture]
-- Edited on 8/7/12 8:09 PM --

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Date: 8/7/12 8:12 PM

Thanks, Muffet!

Let me try:



(Well, heck.... I don't know why that doesn't work!)

Those look like different widths of rolled hem footsies to me.



-- Edited on 8/7/12 8:13 PM --
-- Edited on 8/7/12 8:14 PM --
-- Edited on 8/7/12 8:15 PM --

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~~~YAY! ~~~ I finally published my first pattern!
See demo video on: www.BionicGearBag.com
My personal blog: www.RipStitcher.com

Wish list:
Bernina 550QE (for it's cute little footprint)
Sashiko
Ovation serger


Love my Babylock Ellisimo Gold & ElnaPress

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Date: 8/7/12 8:21 PM

Those are hemmer feet. They fit onto a "master" attachment foot. They are similar to a rolled hem (or narrow hem) foot, but the scroll or fold is much larger than the rolled hem foot/feet that come with modern sewing machines.

How to Use Vintage Sewing Machine Attachments - free PDF

The attachment foot is described on page 6 of the booklet; instructions for using the hemmers are on pages 20-21.

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ETA: I think this is the URL of the photo:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/22437648@N08/7736263260/in/photostream

-- Edited on 8/7/12 8:30 PM --
-- Edited on 8/7/12 8:42 PM --

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Date: 8/7/12 9:44 PM

Thank you so much for the helpful replies. You guys are great!

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Date: 8/7/12 10:38 PM

WOW...some nice widths there too, I was wrong....good thing so many people know their vintage attachments!

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Date: 8/8/12 0:14 AM

<--- is a rolled hem junkie from waaaaay back.

I've done miles of rolled hems... and really love the super tiny one (2mm maybe?) for super see-through fabrics.

It's getting more difficult, it seems, to find them in tiny and large widths these days. So far, as I've been "tricking out" my granddaughter's Lotus with all of the goodies, I've only found one extra size besides the one rolled hemmer foot it came with.

They're fun to use... IMO.

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~~~YAY! ~~~ I finally published my first pattern!
See demo video on: www.BionicGearBag.com
My personal blog: www.RipStitcher.com

Wish list:
Bernina 550QE (for it's cute little footprint)
Sashiko
Ovation serger


Love my Babylock Ellisimo Gold & ElnaPress

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Date: 8/8/12 8:44 AM

Would you consider doing a tutorial?

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