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Thread: Singer walking foot for FW

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    Senior Member MrsBoats's Avatar
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    Singer walking foot for FW

    Does anyone have a walking foot for a FW where the foot fits the feed dogs? (I don't mean a penguin, just a plain walking foot.) I have several, both Singer and generic, and the walking foot is wider than the feed dogs, and I tried several others at a class today with the same result.

    If you've got one, will you please share the part number so I can track one down? Thanks!
    -Karen
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    Karen, this is a common complaint. The walking feet just don't fit the feeddogs!

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    That's weird. Singer made *everything* in three or four versions. Surely they had a non-penguin walking foot that fit the FW?

    Wonder what I can use as bait to catch a penguin in the wild?

    eta: Actually, given the popularity of FWs, I'm surprised no one has made an aftermarket version, either!
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    Sew Classic has one...& it's on sale right now for $19.99 (usually $24.95). I bought one a few months ago & it's wonderful! Just check her low shank feet/attachments. It's the walking foot for straight stitch only machines. It matches up to the feed dogs perfectly on my 201-2...should work just as well on a Featherweight.

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    Sew Classic or April 30's store carries them. I believe they're manufactured by Alpha Sew especially for narrow feed dogs for the FW.. Now if only one for the slant 301, narrow feed dogs were made. The ones on the market are all too wide:<

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    The one from April's fits the feed dogs best. It's worth the little extra money to get it. I had bought one that said it would fit, but didn't. This one fits perfectly!

    http://www.april1930s.com/html/walki...herweight.html

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    Thanks for the links! *off to shop*
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    I have one from April 1930's and it works great!

    http://www.april1930s.com/html/walki...herweight.html
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    Same here - April's has been very helpful to me.

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    I got mine from Sew-Classic for a 201-2 and it should fit a FW. It is great. Wish you were closer so you could try it.
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