Embroidery foot #39/#39C is the perfect tool for sewing decorative and alphabet stitches. Foot #39/#39C gives you a crystal clear view of the stitching area at all times, and red marks around the foot opening mark the center needlepoint. The sole of this foot is engineered with a wedge-shaped indentation that allows wide and decorative stitches to form evenly without thread buildup.
My favorite application for this versatile tool is to stitch lettering or combinations of letters and stitches in precise placement. I use the center red mark at the front of the foot to help guide the stitches.
I use a ruler or straight edge and a fabric-safe marking pen to draw the center point for the lettering stitches directly on my project. When using this method, remember that the center point for the lettering stitches isn’t the same as the bottom edge of the lettering. Stitch a quick sample of your letters first and see how you will fit the letters on your project before deciding on where to draw the center mark.
Following the centerline mark on your project with Embroidery foot with clear sole #39/#39C will make easy work of placing the stitches perfectly.
Try this tip next time you’re adding lettering stitches to any project for precise placement! Learn more about lettering stitches and foot #39/#39C with these tips and techniques below.
Learn more about creating lettering stitches to make a label for a quilt or project in the tip post, Don’t Forget the Quilt Label!
Find more tips and tricks for using foot #39/#39C with Stitch By Stitch with Clear Embroidery Foot #39C here at WeAllSew.
This foot has a BIG secret! Learn how to use this stealthy secret with foot #39/#39C to create fun couching patterns in this tip post here.