Monday, May 16, 2011

This foot was made for walking...

and it just so happens that this modern attachment works just as well on my 1948 Singer 15-91, as it does on my 1991 Janome Memory Craft 7500.

For this project, I added the seam guide bar onto my walking foot because I was doing a lot of straight line quilting.  This guide makes sewing parallel lines easy.

For now, here's a little portion of my quilting and I'll show you the finish on this tomorrow.


  1. I'm going to have to check to see if my walking foot can handle a seam guide ... I don't remember there being an opening or slot on the side like I see on yours. They really knew how to make those machines back then - I wonder if they realized that 63 (for you) and 58 (for me) years later we'd still be happily and successfully stitching away?!

  2. I'm so glad you posted about this. I had read a review that said the modern walking foots wouldn't work on the 15-91s and that they needed a special walking foot for straight stitch machines. So I was thinking I'd have to buy one of those before I could do any quilting with the 15-91 I just bought. Once I get the basting done on the quilts I'm working on... I'm going to give the one I have a try before I go ordering another. Thanks!


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