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I need a new sewing foot as the lower part of mine has fallen off do you know where I can get one

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Most sewing machines can use a universal foot, meaning you can buy the foot at nearly anyplace that sells sewing supplies. I'd suggest removing the foot from your machine and taking it with you to your local Joann's/Hancock Fabrics or small shop (check your yellow pages or Yahoo!Local) and ask them to give you a hand. They can look at the foot you have and help you see if a universal foot will fit.

I've never heard of a machine that doesn't use a universal foot-in my 30+ years of sewing, I'm still using the universal foots from my grandmother's 50+ year old tailoring machine! And I know have a computerized embroidery machine that's only 3 years old! But do be on the sure side and go into a store if you can.

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I need instuctions on using different presser foot for ja nome schoolmate


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Fpr the Janome Schoolmate S-3015, make sure that the needle is fully up and raise the presser foot. Then press the red button on the back of the presser foot holder to have that foot drop off. Set the pressure dial to 3 before attaching the new presser foot. For snap-on feet, align the pin of the presser foot (the horizontal bar in the middle of the foot) under the presser foot holder. Lower the presser foot holder (using the presser foot height lever) until it locks onto the foot.

For the zipper foot, you need to fit the rear pin on the foot into groove at the back of the presser foot holder. Then lower the presser foot holder onto the zipper foot.

These are shown on page 11 (14 of the PDF) of the manual. You can download the manual here: http://janome.com/en/machines/sewing/schoolmate-s-3015/ . The direct link to the manual is http://janome.com/siteassets/support/manuals/school-models/schoolmate3015.pdf .

For the S-7330, you need to again raise the needle and the presser foot. Press the lever towards (it moves slightly up, not down) the presser foot holder. Then line up the pin on the foot under the presser foot holder and lower the presser foot holder onto the foot so that it locks. This is also in that sewing machine's manual, here: http://janome.com/siteassets/support/manuals/school-models/inst-book-s-7330esf.pdf . See page 14 (18 of the PDF).

I hope this helps.

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