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Is the Singer 7468 a high or low shank machine?

I need a free motion quilting foot and can't seem to find one. So, I am asking in case I can use a universal foot for a low or high shank.

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I have a new machine. This is the second the first had the same problem so I exchanged it. It worked fine on 1 project on both machines the next the time it did the following. When sewing stich #8 which is a zig-zag stitch with a straight line on one side, I get the #8 stitch on one the bottom side and the #13 stitch on the top side. I have read the manual, also re-wound the bobbin twice re-threaded the machine twice and changed the needle none of these worked. Do you have any suggestions.

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SOURCE: what free motion foot can you attach to this singer 3116 model?

This low shank foot will work on that machine. Singer 3116
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SOURCE: How do I re-align the shank on my Singer Quantum XL 6000?

Repair manuals are not avaialbe to consumers. Is the walking foot the one that came with the machine or is it a generic? The original should work,if not the presser bar is out of line and there is so much stuff inside the head end module that it should be taken to an authorized service tech.

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SOURCE: I have a singer 6202 sewing machine and I need to

You have to unscrew the presser foot, then attach the WF, using the same screw.

Make sure the lever on the WF rests on top of the needle bar clamp.

Some WF have a two prong lever and this fits around the needle clamp like a lobster claw.

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SOURCE: How to attach a quilt guide

You have to unscrew the screw for the presser foot first. The walking foot will then fit. Use the same screw to attach the walking foot. Before you insert the screw, take the white handle on the walking foot and slide it on the screw arm for the needle. Now tighten the screw.

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Does the singer 533 have either a walking foot, a patchwork foot, or a quilting foot


You should be able to find some, if not all, of the presser feet you mention. You just need to determine what shank your machine has and make sure the presser feet you purchase have that same shank. (You may even have a snap-on adapter for your machine, so you just need to order the snap-on feet you want.)

http://www.sewingpartsonline.com/sewing-machine-presser-feet.aspx

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How to lower the feed dogs for free motion sewing on model # 16782


There are most likely some numbers missing from the model number you provided. Usually, there is a 3-digit beginning number, ie 115, 385, 401...

I am unable to find model information based on your number, but you can most likely get a user's manual through Sears or try searching the internet (Make Model manual), ie:

Kenmore Sewing Machine Manuals Instruction and Repair Manuals

Sewing machines generally have two ways to disable feed dogs. One way is a lever or knob on the machine itself that physically "drops" the feed dogs so they are below the needleplate. The feed dogs will continue to operate but since they are below the sewing surface, they will not have an effect on the fabric movement. The other way is an accessory that attaches to the needleplate which covers the feed dogs and creates a flat sewing surface.

Another item that is important for free motion quilting is a darning foot or free motion foot. These presser feet are physically shorter in height than a standard presser foot. This means the darning foot, when lowered, does not apply "pressure" to the fabric when it is lowered. It, instead, provides leeway between the presser foot and the fabric so there is room to manually maneuver the fabric while stitching.

You'll just need to CONFIRM that the presser foot shank is correct for your machine (low shank, high shank, slant shank).

There are probably a multitude of designs available for your machine, either Kenmore or generic brands. Once you've determined your machine's shank, it would be a personal decision as to the design you'd prefer, which could be metal or plastic, closed, open, or clear see-thru as well as various shapes, round, oval, etc. There are also some feet that are spring-loaded so they "hop" while you stitch, or feet that are solid.

These are examples of different darning/free motion presser feet.

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Can the presser foot be raised slightly on pfaff tiptronic 2030 to facilitate free motion quilting? There is not enough clearance with feed dogs down to freely move material to quilt. Thank you.


You need a special foot for free motion quilting--it is slightly shorter in height than a regular presser foot, which essentially provides space between the presser foot and the needle plate to manually move the fabric. Sometimes machines came with a standard darning foot accessory. Your Pfaff dealer probably has at least one style in stock. But there are other specialty feet you can probably use, ie Big Foot, clear free motion foot, C-shaped, oval, etc. You can also purchase a shank adapter (verify it is the correct shank for your machine) and use it with a kit of snap-on presser feet so you can have a variety of presser feet for different functions.

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What darning foot will fit on a singer confidence 7463 for free motion quilting?


Yours is a low shank machine, and that is the most common type for newer machines of any manufacturer. eBay and Amazon both offer low-shank darning feet; I recommend the metal one with a metal large circular foot. That's my favorite, and I bought mine for $6.50 including shipping from eBay.

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you could probably do light quilting on it, you'd probably
need to buy a extension table for it.
here's a link for parts for the the machine, they do have a extension
table you might be interested in.
http://www.sewingpartsonline.com/singer-3116-simple-sewing-machine-parts.aspx

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Free motion quilting with the Singer 3343


I don't use a foot - I just gently guide the fabric and create designs.Hope this helps.Jimmy

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What free motion foot can you attach to this singer 3116 model?


This low shank foot will work on that machine. Singer 3116
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