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Bernina edgestitch foot #10
Sewsimple

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Date: 6/7/13 3:55 AM

I have a blindstitch foot #5 which I'm using for edgestitching. Is the edgestitch foot worth the investment at around $40?

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Date: 6/7/13 8:02 AM

I see very little difference in the 2 feet and have wondered the same. My dealer claims the blind-stitch foot isn't good for edge-stitching so she successfully sold me on the #10...and i use it ALL the time but I really think I could've used the other one. I know someone here will have the answer. The #10 foot is usually the first one people buy so there must be a reason for that since the blind-hem foot comes w/ all machines.
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Date: 6/7/13 8:31 AM

I think the #10 is my most-used after the #34, and the #1.
I just do a significant amount of edge-stitching and it helps me a lot. I also love the #12.
Those four along with the piecing feet (37 and 57 are my most used.

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Date: 6/7/13 10:23 AM

Well, I have both and yes, I do use the 10 foot more. I'm not at home or I'd look for you, but I'm wondering if the 5 foot allows as far of a left needle position as the 10? Also, on the 5 foot, you have that little curved bar that may get in the way of exactly where you want the needle to land.

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Date: 6/7/13 10:28 AM

Yes! The 10 foot is one of my most used feet. The other ones I use the most are 34, 37, and 57.

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Date: 6/7/13 10:39 AM

Yes, yes, and yes. You will love it. Much better than foot #5 for what you are doing. Buy it, and you will quickly find you use it for a whole lot of sewing.

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Date: 6/7/13 11:18 AM

Why not go to the dealer and try it before you buy it?

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Date: 6/7/13 11:43 AM

Another voice in favor of the #10 - next to my #1 foot it is the most used foot in my collection. It just feels more solid when edge stitching than the #5.

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Date: 6/7/13 4:03 PM

#10 is one of Bernina's best-designed feet. I used it all the time when I had one.

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Date: 6/7/13 4:05 PM

Definitely yes, well worth the money - you can choose any needle position - you can't with the #5.

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