It’s Great for More Than the Quilting!
If you’ve been quilting for long you surely know about using a walking foot for straight line quilting. It works great for that because it feeds the layers evenly through the machine from both sides, not just the bottom as a regular foot does.
However, that dual-feed action is helpful for other uses, too. Any area of the quilt where you want layers to feed through at the same rate can be helped with a walking foot.
An informative article by Rachel Hauser outlines quilt-making uses for a walking foot. Skim through the comments at the bottom for more helpful information.
For more information about how a walking foot works, guidelines for purchasing one and how to use it for straight line quilting, see our article “The Walking Foot is a Quilter’s Best Friend”.
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