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Require a quilting walkingfoot part for a bernina.the actual walking foot, the compound on the bottom of the foot is worn.Need to replace that part

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You could ask at a Bernina shop...my feeling is that you will need to buy the whole foot as I have not heard of parts for these in any manufacturer, it would be a warehousing nightmare.
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