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MacPhee House Community Museum

Accessory, Sewing Machine


Accession number: 1984.002.005
Date: 1920 – 1930
Materials: metal, chrome; metal, steel
Measurements: 7.6 cm L x 3.5 cm W x 3.6 cm H
Group: Sewing Machine Accessories
Narrative:

Device for adjusting the tension in fabric being sewn. Calibrations on the adjustment wheel assist in reproducing the same tension seam to seam.

Description: The object is a foot attachment for a sewing machine. It consists of chromed metal with a spring steel and a calibrated knurled adjustment wheel.
History of Use: Device for adjusting the tension in fabric being sewn. Calibrations on the adjustment wheel assist in reproducing the same tension seam to seam.