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How to Use Sewing Machine Attachments Flashcard Set


Modern sewing machines have built in settings for creating a variety of decorative stitches. However, most vintage machines don’t come with this capability, but luckily there are original attachments available so that you can achieve the same results.

At-a-glance, this informative flashcard set will help you to identify, and learn to use 21 of the most common sewing machine attachments for vintage sewing machines. Bonus! Includes part numbers of attachments for various vintage sewing machine models.

Also included is information on dealing with common sewing machine issues, adjusting tensions for proper stitches, and a needle/fabric/thread chart for choosing the right combination for each sewing project.

Includes information on the following:

Shank Types

Parts List

Troubleshooting Common Issues

Thread and needle Chart

Automatic Zigzagger

Bias Gauge


Button Foot

Buttonhole Attachment

Cording/Piping Foot

Edge Stitcher

Darning/Embroidery Foot

Feed Cover Plate


Gathering/Shirring Foot

Overlock/Overcast Foot

Quilting Foot

Roller Foot


Seam Guide

Sequin Foot



Walking Foot

Zipper Foot

You'll receive a total of 10 pages (5 Cards) in this set. Cards will be bound with a metal ring. The pages wipe clean and will never tear.  

The Benefits of Flash Cards:
*Information at a glance.
*Laminated card stock for convenience and durability.
*Easy to read, convenient size of 8 1/2" x 11".
*Excellent alternative for a manual.
*Full color photographs.
*Concise and easy to follow instructions.
*Printed on both front and back.
*Easy to store in a sewing table or bag.
*Pin on a wall for easy reference.
*Wipes clean.
*Makes a great gift!