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Date: 9/5/12 10:55 AM

Wondering if I need to use a walking foot with sewing
with knits on a designer 1

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Date: 9/5/12 11:34 PM

I never have. When I use the sewing advisor, I don't put in knit fabric, or the seam defaults to a stretch stitch. I never use stretch stitches, I think they cause problems, like adding too much thread to the seam and poking too many holes in the knit. I prefer a basic zigzag.
If you seam is wavy lower the pressure on the presser foot.

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My grandmother taught me to sew when I was 10, and I've been sewing ever since.

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