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Will a Pfaff work on a Janome?
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Date: 10/12/13 3:25 PM

While my 1472 Pfaff was in the shop, I bought a new Janome which I love. I have an invisible zipper foot for my Pfaff. After looking on line for one for my Janome, the Janome ones looked almost identical to my Pfaff. It actually fit but I haven't tried sewing with it on. I don't want to take the risk of damaging my new machine. Do Pfaff foots work on Janomes?
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Date: 10/12/13 4:21 PM

My Janome is a low shank machine so as long as your Pfaff is also low shank, I don't see why it shouldn't work.

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Date: 10/13/13 8:20 AM

After you put it on, just lower the needle with the handwheel to make sure the needle won't hit the foot. If not, you're good to go!
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In reply to halleyscomet

Date: 10/13/13 11:27 AM

The Pfaff feet for your machine are 9mm and the shank/bar of the foot are a smidgen wider than on a Janome. To try the foot on your machine use the Pfaff shank and turn the wheel to check needle clearance.

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