Telecast Thursday - How to Oil Vintage Sewing Machine Attachments

This Telecast Thursday we're going to be taking a look at vintage sewing machines.

Your vintage sewing machine may've come with some strange looking feet, or attachments, as they were referred to in the machine manuals. While some of these are quite similar to modern feet, such as the regular pressing foot, others, such as the ruffler, appear more exotic. 

Your ruffler will behave better once you've oiled it.

Your ruffler will behave better once you've oiled it.


Some sewists have trouble stitching with these more complicated feet and one of the reasons may be that the foot needs to be oiled. Yes, feet sometimes do need to be oiled! 

In this video, I'll show you how to oil some of these attachments to help make your sewing with them easier.

You can watch the video below or on my Youtube channel.

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