Learn what exactly a Walking Foot is usedfor. The Seasoned Homemaker. It is the ideal option for sewing knits on a regular machine and keeping slippery or bulky materials from shifting while you sew. Joining patterned seams or quilting with different fabrics and batting are much much more manageable.
I may have to learn to alter since I have had to buy some of my clothing a little big and the shape is not flattering with the looseness and extra room. If I can find a tailor, Ill try with a pair of old pants and see how I do.