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Quilting Feet and Notions

Today, I'm presenting to you the second of three parts of the article on free-motion quilting. You can find the previous part here.


It is essential that you have a darning foot or free-motion quilting foot that fits your machine. Some free-motion feet are square of clear material with a small grid printed on it, some are shaped like an oval, and some are open like the letter "C". The foot allows the fabric to move freely between stitches yet is down as the needle enters into the fabric. Usually the free-motion foot has a bar that is placed above the needle screw and is attached to the machine with the thumb screw like any other foot. Check with your sewing machine dealer for the correct foot...

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