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    Kenmore machine

    Does anyone know where I can find a walking foot for my model 158 Kenmore machine?

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    I think they take slant shank, try sewclassic.com

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    Quote Originally Posted by amyjo View Post
    I think they take slant shank, try sewclassic.com
    There are NO slant shank Kenmores. The Kenmores that look kinda like a slant shank are called a "super high shank" & they're taller than the slant shank. I believe slant shank feet are only for Singers.

    Anyway, the 158 series could be super high shank OR low shank. If your machine uses low shank feet, any low shank walking foot will work. I got mine from Sew Classic...she seems to have the best prices. If your's uses super high shank feet, you can usually get one on ebay. But, for sure, a slant shank walking foot will NOT fit!

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    HA! I have a 158. My guy is a BEAST! It is SO heavy! =)) I will watch this thread, I'd love a walking foot for my 'workhorse'! ;0)

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    My 158.1430 is not a slant shank. It is a low shank and I bought a Janome "Even feed foot with quilting guide for Horizontal Rotary Hook Models." It works great on many of my machines with a low shank. It is Part No. 200-311-003 if you wish to contact Janome to order.


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    I think they take slant shank, try sewclassic.com
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    I got my walking foot at Sears.
    I don't have the same model, but I think it fits all the Kenmore machines.
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    I got my walking foot at Sears.

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    Kitsy I'll have to go look at my last few numbers. I want to say there is a seven in there !! Did you see the kaleidoscope done that you helped me quilt?! =) thank you so much. I pieced it on my 158 but quilted it on my newer singer (at least five years old probably!).

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    There are 'high shank' Kenmore machines (and others) and a couple Singer's have 'super high shank' - try sew-classic - There are Kenmore machines that have high shank and some have low shank they can all be 158 numbering though.
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    Some 158s are "left homing" and I doubt that you will find a walking foot for those.

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    That is true - I forgot about that - it might work if it is zz machine but it might not feed quite like you want it to
    NEVER let a sewing machine know you are in a hurry.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Veronica View Post
    I got my walking foot at Sears.
    I don't have the same model, but I think it fits all the Kenmore machines.

    I got one at sears too....they can tell you if your machine is low, high or slant shaft...I've ordered them from Chlotide too...sp wrong LOL
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    I usually purchase all my feet from SewClassic. Good prices and fast shipment. You just need to know which shank your machine has; she has diagrams of the different shanks which makes it easy to select the correct shank. If I order on Saturday, I usually get my order on Monday or Tuesday.
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    Some of the 158 are super high shank. I have a 158-1340 that's super high shank. I ordered a walking foot online. There is a new one for the super high shank. I think this is the link I ordered from but I paid about $35. You can google "super high walking foot" for others. http://www.sewingpartsonline.com/wal...high-rwa8.aspx
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    Quote Originally Posted by miriam View Post
    There are 'high shank' Kenmore machines (and others) and a couple Singer's have 'super high shank' - try sew-classic - There are Kenmore machines that have high shank and some have low shank they can all be 158 numbering though.
    There are no machines other than Kenmore that use "super high shank" feet...it's exclusive to Kenmore.

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    I bought one for my Kenmore 158-1941 on ebay....

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    Quote Originally Posted by lowjane View Post
    That looks like it may be a winner - - - Yes, slant shank is Singer - and while Singer and Kenmore are sort of cousins, Kenmore takes the low shank (I have an old 158 series, also, from a thrift store), though I haven't tried to get a walking foot for it - but it is definitely a low shank.

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    Try Sewing Parts Online.com

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    I have a Kenmore. In the manual I think on the back they have all the feet that you can buy. I got my walking foot from there. I remember it was quite inexpensive.
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