The Pleater Feeder is a Chris Slade Design and can be attached to the base of the Pleater and acts as a thread dispenser, making it possible to thread the needles directly from bobbins.
It integrates perfectly with the Amanda-Jane, Super Amanda and Sally Stanley Pleaters, an adapter lid is available if using the feeder with any of the Read Pleaters
Pleater feeder advantages
24 bobbins and a reel of pre-waxed quilting thread and full instructions are included
An adapter lid is available to make it possible to use with all of the Read Pleaters
Please mention which pleater you have at checkout.
My opinion - fantastic
Having used the feeder box for several years now I would not consider using a pleater without one.
The threads are always ready to be threaded into the needles,
the box lifts the pleater higher up so you can see what you are doing
you can pleat more than one piece of fabric at a time without worrying about running out of thread
Posted by Unknown on 17th Mar 2017
Makes pleater preparation time much shorter
Posted by Unknown on 3rd Dec 2016
I wish I had bought this last year, after making 60 smocked dresses this year I decided to treat myself to the pleater feeder. It's so simple to use and I love that I can now pleat the bodice of more than one dress at a time without having to rethread all the needles.