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What is "Presser Foot" - Definition & Explanation

A part of the sewing machine that holds the fabric down to help it feed through the machine evenly. There are many different kinds of presser feet, each designed to make a particular sewing task easier.
The attachment on the sewing machine that holds the fabric steady while sewing.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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