During manual spreading, hands are used to delicately remove the fabric from the fabric roll. The fabric is then spread out and measured for length. Unrolling and spreading processes can be facilitated by manual devices, but human intervention is required to control the plies' proper alignment. The process is then continued as needed.
Manual spreaders, often called fabric feeders, are mechanical sewing machine attachments. They aid cloth movement during stitching. The spreader feeds the fabric evenly and precisely in front of the needle. Manual spreaders assist stitch fabric. They avoid bunching, stretching, and misalignment by keeping the fabric aligned and tensioned. Manual spreaders allow sewers to sew faster without sacrificing stitch quality. Operators work more effectively because the even fabric feed avoids sewing errors. Manual spreaders maintain stitch length during sewing. In projects with visible stitches, uniformity is vital for a professional aesthetic. Regular maintenance is essential for the manual spreader. Cleaning and lubricating the spreader's feed dogs and gears reduces friction and extends its lifespan. To ensure spreader accuracy, operators should follow manufacturer instructions for modifications and replacements.