Hello lovely ladies. Does anyone out there know if bernina makes a straight stitch needle plate? My machine is the 350 patchwork edition. I've combed the web and it doesn't look too good. I might call bernina or my dealer. I'm asking bc whenever I piece the fabric bunches up every time I start a new stitch and its driving me crazy. I need some relief from the chewed up fabric! I've hear you can just put tape over the zig zag throat plate but wanted to know what your experiences are.