My Batting Won’t Stop Slipping!

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My batting is always slipping and stretching when I use my regular sewing machine. I’ve tried a walking foot and even lowered my dogs, and still the batting squishes out. I’m only using 2 – 3 layers of fabric. HELP PLEASE! What am I doing wrong?

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NQC Answer

Hi there! Another thing that can help keep all of your layers even is if you can lessen the presser foot pressure on your machine. If your machine does not have this capability, I would recommend basting the layers together with pins every couple inches or so to make sure the batting doesn’t slip.

Hope that helps!


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