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What is the difference between a free motion quilting foot and a walking foot?
By: Penny Halgren
A free motion foot is usually a darning foot that allows you to move the quilt in all directions as you sew.
A walking foot allows the quilt to be fed evenly under the sewing machine needle in a straight line. When you want to change direction, you would stop the machine and then turn the quilt.
Both of the feet bounce up and down on the quilt.