Pfaff 1222e walking foot use

Old 12-22-2016, 08:09 AM
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Default Pfaff 1222e walking foot use

Hi. I recently got my Pfaff. I love it! The only issue I have is that there's no 1/4" foot. So I bought a high shank to be able to use a wide variety of feet. However, the built- in walking foot, when engaged, presses on the lever at the back of the high shank and releases the presser foot. So I have to choose, walking foot OR 1/4" guide.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 12-23-2016, 05:59 AM
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I had the same problem. You have to buy a high shank adapter specifically for Pfaff, and it's expensive....about $75 as I recall.
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Old 12-23-2016, 11:54 AM
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I wouldn't invest that much in one. I'll figure something out. Thanks
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Old 12-24-2016, 09:02 PM
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It's only about $45? Well worth it. I bought one for my Pfaff 1222e.
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Old 12-25-2016, 04:27 PM
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The other thing you could do - figure out the 1/4" on the regular zigzag foot and mark with nail polish. I've sewn quilts using that for years. Yes the 1/4" foot is easier but the dual feed is worth it!
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Old 12-29-2016, 08:39 AM
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I just use my regular foot but figure out how far to the right I have to move my needle to get a perfect or scant 1/4 inch by lining up the fabric to the edge of the foot. On my machine it's two or three clocks to the right of centre . I actually can do a more accurate 1/4 inch seam this way and. I get to use the walking foot! Love that Pfaff walking foot!
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Old 01-03-2017, 05:49 AM
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How bout tape on the bed? Measure carefully and use that blue non stick tape.
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Old 01-03-2017, 05:02 PM
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Mamala24, do I understand correctly that you turn the needle position dial until it places the needle in the correct spot to get a 1/4" seam at the edge of the needle? I wondered if that would work, but thought the needle might shift around. I'll try it! I'm using ateenyfoot that I think is an applique foot, it's a great 1/4".
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