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Message Board > Sewing Machines > Cutter foot for Brother sewing machine ( Moderated by Sharon1952, EleanorSews)

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Cutter foot for Brother sewing machine
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Date: 3/4/13 8:40 PM

I am considering getting a side cutter foot for my Brother (XR9500PRW). I was curious if anyone has experience with this attachment and if it is worth buying. At the moment I finish my seams with the overcast foot and stitch.

Any other specialty feet you have been glad you bought?

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Date: 3/5/13 3:49 AM

I haven't used this foot, but asked the dealer where I bought my Brother SM about it. He didn't recommend it, said it doesn't work well. I understood that, as a long time ago I bought a similar serger attachment for my Kenmore. It fit, but didn't cut, no matter what fabric I tried to sew with it.

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Date: 3/5/13 4:17 AM

I bought one for my Brother machine, but didn't end up using it a lot as it didn't give very satisfactory results - ended up getting a serger instead

There was a discussion here a few months ago that discussed these feet, which you might find helpful too.

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Date: 3/5/13 10:13 AM

Ditto. My Brother came with one and it wasn't worth the trouble. It "chewed" more than it cut. Ended up buying a serger.

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Date: 3/5/13 10:34 AM

Not for Brother, but had one for Bernina. They leave a lot of lint and cuttings to fall into the bobbin area....something you do not have with a serger as the lower area is pretty much open for easy cleaning.

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Date: 3/5/13 3:18 PM

Ok. Thanks for the responses. Think I will stick withe overcast foot which I like.

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Date: 3/5/13 5:31 PM

I bought a Brother side cutter several years ago for 50 dollars from a dealer.I was told right away,if I didn't like it,I could return it,that should have been a hint for me.

The side cutter is a frustrating toy,as far as I'm concerned. I returned it the next day and bought a basic serger with differential feed on sale for $ 149.99 instead.I never looked back.

If you don't own a walking foot,I think it is a better investment than a side cutter.

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