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Thread: Help with first time Machine quilter!

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    Super Member Stitchnripper's Avatar
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    Nov 2009
    Mableton, GA
    Quote Originally Posted by Holice View Post
    I would recommend caution buying the generic walking foot. I know it is less expensive but it is a case that "one size does not always fit all". There have been some recent posts about the lower price walking feet breaking etc and they don't always sew a good seam.....Just some warning. I don't want to dampen your enthusiasm but just a word of caution.
    I appreciate your words of caution; however, the walking foot made for my machine, and bought at a dealer, breaks consistently. The little arm that goes over the needle bar is plastic and eventually it wears out. I found one on line that has a metal arm. So, am giving that a try and so far so good. But, Holice, I always appreciate your comments and expertise.

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    Norfolk, VA
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    check out Leah Day's web site; right now she's doing a weekly free quilt along...she'll teach you everything and all on a basic machine

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    Super Member babyboomerquilter's Avatar
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    Nov 2010
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    Thanks to all of you for the really great info. I want to learn the free motion quilting. Makes the quilt look great!

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