The footplate of a sewing machine which holds the material down on to the part which feeds it under the needle.
- The trapezoid motion moves squarely with relation to the presser foot to improve fabric feeding, ply pairing and stitch formation.
- If the fabric layers begin to creep, lift the presser foot and the needle.
- To eliminate slippage while sewing, use a flat-bottom presser foot and increase the presser-foot pressure.
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