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Thread: Just when I think I'm ready

  1. #51
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    Usually mine is 2.5 also. It is the default setting so I just leave it unless I want a shorter or longer stitch. Then I just adjust it

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tropical
    Thanks for your help. I generally sew with a 2.5 stitch. I just didn't know if there were special considerations that needed to be taken in to account for quilting the top. I see now that there are a few. I love this site because everyone is so understanding and helpful.
    Are you at the piecing stage (2.5) or the quilting stage?
    At the quilting stage, you are going to drop your feed dogs or use a walking foot ...
    if you drop your feed dogs, then the stitch length isn't an issue ... if you are using the walking foot, because of the layers of quilt top, batting, and backing ... I usually go to a 4

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