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Compatible Presser Foot for Brother FS 40

As I bought my Brother FS 40, I looked for optional presser feet to use for different type of stitching techniques. After a thorough search on Brother website in the technical support section and other websites, I found the following compatible presser feet for Brother FS 40. F058 Brother 7 Groove Pintuck Foot F021N Brother Braiding Foot F028N Brother Piping / Pearl Foot F020N Brother Multi-hole Cording Foot (7 HOLE) F014 Brother Bias Binder F039 Brother Picot Foot F035N Brother Stitch Guide Foot F012N Brother Gathering Foot SA184/F056 Brother Edge Joining Foot SA126 / F002N, SA127 / F003N  Narrow Hemmer Foot       SA187 / F061 Brother Open Quilting Foot  SA129 / F005N Transparent Quilting Foot  SA140/F033N Brother Double drive W alking Foot (Parts code XC2214052 ) SA132 / F016N Brother Sewing Guide used with Walking Foot I bought the Narrow hemmer foot F002N and will soon post a video of its testing.

Bag for my Sewing Machine

Although my Brother FS 40 came with a cover, still I needed a bag to keep dust away from my new machine. So I decided to sew the bag myself as my test for sewing skills and processing the information available in books I was reading. The design is adopted from internet especially Pinterest  but I needed the instructions which I found on   Les carnets de Del   and chatchiffonne . Lets get to making the bag. Dimensions: First you need to know the dimensions of your machine. My machine's dimensions are: Length = 39 cm; Width = 17 cm & Height = 29/30 cm The finished bag dimensions will be: Length = 43 cm, Width = 21 cm & Height = 34/35 cm You will have to cut the fabric according to the finished bag dimensions and the seam allowance you need. Materials required for this project: Zipper: I used a 70 cm long zipper. You can use two zippers in equal half sizes and according to the preference of length. Bias: Bias tape for interior finishing (optional) and for finis

My First Sewing Machine

My Grandmother started sewing in our village and then my mother and aunt followed. I wore clothes sewn by mother even in my graduation and I love her designing and stitching. She is an expert quilter as well but her sewing machine was one of the oldest models. She tried that I should learn at least basic stitching but I never touched her old machine which I think was affecting her health as well. And its 2019, I am in Paris for my PhD; time passes so fast that we can't imagine. I was depressed by infertility and pressure of PhD, it was the month of August that I suddenly started to look Computerised Sewing Machines on Youtube just for relaxing my mind with innovative technology. And it clicked in my mind, why not buy a computerised sewing machine. I did my homework for less costly, basic computerised machines. I ordered a sewing machine Brother CS70 . It is a basic machine with 70 stitches but it does not have a Start/Stop button system. So I cancelled the order and started my