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Thread: Led Lights

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    I have the stick-on one from Nancy's Notions. It's nicely bright BUT it doesn't want to stay stuck on! My machine has no completely flat surface to stick it to. It will stay for a bit then fall off. So, I taped it on. Needs more tape. If I get the light shining the needle area properly, the thing is either in my way & I can't see to sew or I bump it constantly when moving my quilt around. If I ever get it properly positioned...it'll be great!
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    I bought two of the Ikea clip-on lights like Peckish mentioned and clipped them to the arms of my longarm. They work great, in addition to the light that is already on the longarm and the overhead light bar. It takes a lot of light to see those stitches! For my sewing machine, the Bernina's light is usually good enough, but when I need more light I have a desk light with natural light bulbs and I like that better than a stick-on light.

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    If you are referring to the small light with a goose neck that sticks on your machine, I have one and love it! Don't know how I got along without it! I can pull it out to see to rip a seam or shine it down to see to sew. Best investment I have ever made.

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    I want a wrap around led light that attaches to my machine. Don't want anything magnetic or sticky or standing by the machine. Don't want one where the 'bendy' arm gets loose and the light moves on me. Don't want one that puts light in one little area, I want the full sewing workspace around the needle lit up a good 12" all the way around that needle. Any suggestions?
    I like this idea, but a little too pricey for me.
    http://www.allbrands.com/products/25...ganized-freear

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    I bought the strip of the led machine lights. I didn't remove the paper backing to stick it on the machine. I used double sided tape so I could use it on more then one machine. I have since bought a strip for all my machines. It sure lights up the sewing area. I don't regret buying them it at all. http://www.ecoluxlighting.com/
    Last edited by BellaBoo; 09-18-2012 at 10:52 AM.
    Got fabric?

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    Bella, that's exactly the one I'm talking about! Haven't bitten the bullet yet, but your testimony puts me over the edge to buy it. Is it positioned along the top of the underside of your machine. My concern is that it won't be enough light on the sewing area. Was thinking about getting a two or three light one and fit down lower to better see. Do tell, please!

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    I got the six light strip. It lights the whole area.
    Got fabric?

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    I don't like the color of LED lights, it's too blue and harsh to me. I got an Ott light and have that aimed at my sewing bed. It's a little awkward and kind of blocks some of the buttons on my machine but the more natural wavelength light makes my eyes happy. (I have the 6600 too)

    I have this one: http://www.amazon.com/Ott-lite-Ott-L...5566510&sr=8-2 (but I bought mine at Joann's on sale).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Deborahlees View Post
    I have a bendable, stickon, electric, led light from Nancys Notions.....on my quilting sewing machine. Do not know how I would be able to live without it.....good pin point light at the needle, where I need it....I am very carefull about turning it off when I walk away from the machine so I will get good life out of it......
    I have the same one and I just love it. I agree with you, I couldn't live without it either.
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    Tks, Bella. I just ordered one like yours. Sure hope it works for me.

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