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Thread: FMQ

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    Super Member Dolphyngyrl's Avatar
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    When i practice FMQ The needle keeps falling out no matter how tight i put it in, am I moving the fabric to fast

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    Oh is your picture ever cute!

    hmmm... if you go slower does it stay in? I wonder if your screw is striped on your needle bar.

    just a thought. Cute baby.

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    Do you tighten it with a screwdriver? If not, make sure you do as hand tightening is usually not sufficient. A bit of vibration and the needle may work loose. I always give mine a little extra with a screwdriver :)

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    you may end up having it checked if you can't solve the problem.

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    That shouldn't happen no matter how fast you go. I would have it checked if possible.

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    I think if you move the fabric too fast you would bend the needle instead of it falling out. Either it isn't as tight as you think, or there is a problem with the screw.

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    I think it must be a needle problem as well. If you go to fast while FMQ the needle will either bend or break....want to guess how I know this....LOL! Oh yeah...had to buy a whole new pack of needles since I started practicing :D

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