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Thread: My first silly question!

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    Senior Member pinecone's Avatar
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    Jul 2007
    New England
    Quote Originally Posted by newbee3 View Post
    you are probably moving the fabric too fast try slowing down on the fabric a little keeping the speed of the machine the same.
    My thought too. The needle might still be in the fabric when you try and move it away. Also the thread tension might be too much causing the needle to bend.


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    Super Member Dolphyngyrl's Avatar
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    Jan 2009
    Southern California
    moving the sandwich to fast which is normal for a newbie to FMQ, ask me how many I broke before I realized that
    Brother XL-3500i, SQ-9050, Dreamweaver XE6200D, Juki MO-2000QVP

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    Oct 2012
    Thank you everyone for the amazing tips. I will try all next time and hopefully save some !!

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    Member cathycabot's Avatar
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    I had the same thing happen to me on my quilter. If your thread is fraying when it happens there may be a nick in the whole in your plate try to smooth it out with a little bit of sand paper. It worked for me

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