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Old 03-30-2011, 09:02 AM
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I feel I've been all over the web looking for a 1/4" foot. The prices are scary. $25.00 for plastic but would prefer metal. Anyone know of a site with decent pricing? TIA, Karen
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Old 03-30-2011, 09:05 AM
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Viking brand feet are very expensive. The walking foot is around $85. But for my metal 1/4" foot, I think I paid around $25-30.
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Old 03-30-2011, 09:10 AM
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I paid 32.00 for my 1/4" foot with guide. All of their feet are expensive. But then so are the machines.
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Old 03-30-2011, 09:17 AM
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Have you checked out amazon.com or overstock.com? I was very surprised to see how many machines and accessories they have on those sites. When I ordered bobbins and Janome feet from Overstock they came from Sewing Machines Plus.
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Old 03-30-2011, 09:28 AM
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Is your machine a low shank? I think most Vikings are. If so, you might be able to get away with a generic. If your's takes snap on feet, you might have to unscrew the ankle and screw the foot on by itself. Some quilt shops sell them. Do you have anything local? Or a Sewing/Vacuum store in your town? I can get any part I need from my local sewing shop. If he doesn't have what I want, he orders it.

You could try ebay too.
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Old 03-30-2011, 09:57 AM
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if it's any consolation, it is worth every penny. You will use it for years and come to love it (Personal experience talking!)
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Old 03-30-2011, 10:01 AM
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Prices for Viking accessories are crazy high. Today I am going up to get the walking foot for mine. $139.00. I hope it helps with the creep. But it does come with a SID foot and a1/4" foot as well as guides for parallel stitching. I just got my practice machine quilting sheets and can't wait to try to see what my Viking can do.
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Old 03-30-2011, 10:05 AM
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Where can I find a Viking walking foot for $85.00? The quilt shop where I take lessons has it for about $110.00. The machines are great if a bit pricey.
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Old 03-30-2011, 10:12 AM
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I have the Viking SE and the piecing foot is more accurate that the 1/4' foot and it came with the machine.
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Old 03-30-2011, 10:19 AM
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I just purchased a metal one yesterday for my viking I paid $23.00. One note the metal you can adjust the needle so you can sew a scant 1/4 inch , but the plastic one is a single hole with no way you can move the needle. They also make a 1/4 inch metal with out the bumper or guide. IF you want the one with out the guide , send me a PM , I really prefer the bumper/guide, and would be willing to trade.
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