3 Resources for Sewing Machine Folders and Attachments (Product Catalogue and Book)

Do you know exactly what folder(s) or attachment you need for your machines making a new style? Or
Do you know which folder will be suitable for the new style?

To get an idea to follow the catalog for sewing machine attachments and guides. Even if you have one catalog you can learn a lot. In industrial apparel sewing, machine attachments are common. Folder and attachments assist to produce quality products and improve productivity.

Attachments can be made locally if you know exactly what you need. It takes time and you are not sure if you will get right output with the locally made attachment.

Here are a few suppliers who supply ready-made folders and attachments. They have their attachment catalog. You can refer the item number and order it.

1. Gauge

This is Indian company based in Bangalore. Earlier Gauge was known as Mahaveer. They have a product catalog for sewing machine folders and attachment.
Gauge product catalogue (image source: gauge.in)

This book is very useful. They sale each catalogue at fixed price of Rs.3000/-. They have mentioned in their website that this amount will be reimbursed against your future purchases from gauge. An online form is available in Gauge site for purchasing this product catalogue (393 pages long). This product catalogue also includes products other than machine folders and attachments.

If you are working as an Industrial engineer, you should have this book. You can ask your company to buy this product catalog.

You can view the complete catalogue online. You can take printout particular pages or the complete book. I have printed one page. See it below. Problem with the printed page is that it will have watermark. The content is not clearly readable.
Gauge web catalog

2. Ngai Shing

Ngai Shing is also a well-known name in the apparel manufacturing industry for sewing machine folders and attachments. You can see their web catalog. They have presented production construction very well. See the below image of the attachment page. Explore their site to get info regarding folders and attachments. 

Screenshot Ngai Shing webpage

Ngai Shing Attachment book

3. Atlanta Attachment Company

This site has a wide range of attachments and guides for sewing machines for sewn products. You can check their list and see the image of each attachment.
Webpage screenshot of Atlanta

Folder and manual attachment includes
  • Belt Loop, 
  • Bibbing & Banding, 
  • Binding
  • Book Facing /
  • Collar Setting / Taping
  • Cuff Setting
  • Hemmer
  • Label Setting Foot
  • Lap Seam
  • Material Guides
  • Row Cap
  • Sleeving
  • Spaghetti
  • Strap & Handle
  • Stripper
  • Two Tone Tucking
  • Waistband
  • Welting
  • Zipper

4. Golden Eagle is also a well-known brand for sewing machine attachment. I did not find their official website. So could not able to share information with you. If you know the website name of Golden Eagle please let me know.

Prasanta Sarkar

Prasanta Sarkar is a textile engineer and a postgraduate in fashion technology from NIFT, New Delhi, India. He has authored 6 books in the field of garment manufacturing technology, garment business setup, and industrial engineering. He loves writing how-to guide articles in the fashion industry niche. He has been working in the apparel manufacturing industry since 2006. He has visited garment factories in many countries and implemented process improvement projects in numerous garment units in different continents including Asia, Europe, and South Africa. He is the founder and editor of the Online Clothing Study Blog.

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