Welt Wheeler

Tend machines that press decorative indentations on welt.

What does a Welt Wheeler do?

Tends machine that presses decorative indentations on welt to separate or simulate stitches: Positions shoe against guide on machine bed. Pulls lever to adjust blade for stitch length when separating stitches. Depresses pedal to raise bed, pressing welt against machine head. Holds welt under indenter blade to separate stitches or under heated corrugated wheel that forms simulated stitching. May be designated according to process as Stitch Separator.