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I am trying to quilt with a walking foot on the White Quilter's Machine, model 1740. I have used this exact presser foot with this machine before but now the material does not advance. The straight stitch foot does not work either. The feed dogs are moving up and down - seemingly working properly. Why won't the material advance?

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Try putting tearaway stabilizer or tissue paper under your material and see if it helps.

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