– Single needle, gathering lockstitch machine, with large hook for shoe upper. The differential feed and variable top feed ensure accurate gathering. Mechanical gathering control: by operating the switch, at the needle bar end of the machine, which changes from fl at sewing to gathering. The machine will be supplied with Ho Hsing i-drive motor, automatic presser foot lifter, edge guide, tape guide and tape reel bracket. The machine is suitable for processing California style shoes, clogs and moccasins. To increase the gathering effect, a reinforcing tape is sewn on simultaneously and holds the gathering in place.