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I've started trying to clear out all my unneeded sewing machine bits. Does anyone know what these feet go to? I swear I have seen a picture of this style before, but can't find it now and Google isn't helping.
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Wow, sorry about the huge picture. 
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I am 99% those are parts to a New Home treadle, old style presser feet, needle clamp, presser foot pressure screw, tension screw, bed screw (for attachments) and the last (largest, no slot) I'm not sure, maybe the bed hold down screw.
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Thanks, that gives me something to search!

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looks like New Home to me.  It's the only one with a really small diameter presser bar for the foot mounting (it is milled down on  the end).

Or you can do what I do,  bring them to my "shed" and try them on the machines until you find what fits.

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looks like New Home to me.  It's the only one with a really small diameter presser bar for the foot mounting (it is milled down on  the end).

Or you can do what I do,  bring them to my "shed" and try them on the machines until you find what fits.


Ha, ha! If only I had a shed. My sewing room is quite small, so I am needing to cut back to just what I really love. These random bits for machines I've never owned and likely will never own are going to have to go.

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I'm going to respond to this older thread, since knowledgeable folks seem to have contributed already, and might contribute again.

I acquired a 1906 New Home the other day, which needs a presser foot.  It takes the newer style of foot, which slides on and is clamped by the circular thumb ring.  The picture shows the whole assembly (with a presser foot borrowed from my other New Home) detached from the presser foot bar.

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Here's my question:  Does anyone know if the old presser feet (like the ones in Christy's picture, above) can simply be attached to the later presser foot bar?  It looks like they might, if the dimensions match.  It would have made sense for New Home to do that:  the new and old presser feet would all have been useable on all their machines.   For it to work, the diameter of the narrow part of the presser foot bar would have to be the same for all machines, and the height of an old presser foot would have to (approximately) match the total height of a new presser foot, plus the "adapter" part.

For reference, the narrow part of my presser foot bar seems to be .180" (about 23/128"), and the height of the "adapter" plus foot (i.e., from the top of the round part to the sole of the foot) is 13/16".

My machine also needs a stitch length adjuster knob, which I think is what the previously unidentified larger-with-no-slot thumbscrew in the picture is.  So it might be that Christy has both parts that I need.

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Thanks Christy!  The parts are perfect.  It turns out I was right, and the old-style feet and the new-style foot clamp (where "new" came to be sometime before 1906) are completely compatible.

In my opinion the stitch length knob is a huge aesthetic improvement, as well.  [smile]

paul

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Thanks Christy!  The parts are perfect.  It turns out I was right, and the old-style feet and the new-style foot clamp (where "new" came to be sometime before 1906) are completely compatible.

In my opinion the stitch length knob is a huge aesthetic improvement, as well.


YES! I'm so glad they worked out, and they're finally going where they'll be useful. :D

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