Sewing Machine Pressure Settings for Machine Quilting. Testing thread tension is important, but the foot pressure settings also affect your quilting. Learn how to do a simple test for your specific fabric and batting before you start quilting.

close up, The Desert's Glory by Lois Podolny. Inspired by an Argentine Giant cactus flower. The quilt was started in a class with Jane Sassaman. Photo by Tom Russell Quilts.