No Limits with Programmable Sewing Machines

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on June 7th, 2013

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We feature a lot of unique pleat designs on The Hog Ring. Some are more complex than others, but more often than not we figure them out. It’s obvious, though, which ones are handcrafted or sewn by computerized machines.

Take, for instance, this seat cover adorned with a hexagram – or Star of David – pleat executed by an EKA programmable pattern stitching machine.

Oy vey that’s complex! But it’s really just the tip of the iceberg. With machines like this, virtually any stitch pattern is possible.

Check out this bizarre wave pattern:

What do you think? Cool technology or a corruption of our craft?

6 Responses

  1. Mark says:

    programmables are nice… but expensive!!

  2. Retired… They would Be More Attractive If They Were Manyfactured And Sold By American Companys, America Dosent Manufactur Much Anymore Except Cheese Burgers…Seems China Is A few Years Ahead The Patterns Would Have Shown Up Better In The Clip If The Material Being Sewn Was A Light Color. If I Were Still Working One Would Be On My Need List. It Has To Be A Need For Some Of Us We Are Not To Want Anything.

  3. Steven Cupich says:

    Where can I get this? I need one asap!!!!

  4. Steven Cupich says:

    I’m in las Vegas and I have a lot of hi-end customers that would love this done

  5. jukiman says:

    very cool, the larger the sewing field more expensive. Juki AMS224enhs4530 sew area 300mm (12″)x 450mm (18″) sells for mid to 30k

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