Pintucks are often associated wit Heirloom Sewing especially childrens clothes and christening gowns. But they can also give a whole new dimension to other aspects of sewing such as bedlinens, table linens and other home furnishings. Pintucks are tiny “false tucks” created by sewing parallel rows of stitching using a 2mm twin needle. Using a Pintuck foot with the twin needle helps to space the tucks an equal distance apart. It has multiple grooves on the underside through which the pintucks can ride as you sew the adjacent rows. This pintuck foot has 5 grooves suitable for standard and corded pintucks.