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Thread: Need Help please

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    Need Help please

    Okay people need some help with a Singer Foot Controls ....
    Well I would like to have a Hand Control for my Singer so I can do my Quilting without the foot control. Do anyone of you understand what I'm talking about and if so where can I get one for my SingerConfidence 7463....


    I have a quilting table so the foot Control does not reach the floor, so I have to hold it in my one hand and more the sewing machine with the other hand... Not good at all.... So please Help....
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    Can't see how a hand control will help you as I need both hands quilting. Not knowing your exact set up and not having a picture to look at , I have two ideas. The first is, build a box that won't slide on the floor, and put your foot control on top of that on one of those grippy anchors that will hold the control is place. You can build it as high as needed so you can reach the peddle to push it. The second one is (and this will sound funny)....but how about if you put your foot control under the right side of your upper thigh when sitting on your chair, so all you have to do is lean a bit to the right (or left) and it pushes the control down so you can sew with both hands? You'd have to be sitting in a slightly larger seat that's pretty flat, but try it, it may work. Hope one of the ideas works for you...

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    Just thought of something else. What if you anchored the control to the left side of the cabinet underneath so you could push it with the side of your leg at the knee? It would take some practice to perfect using it that way, but it could possibly work, too.

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    this would not work.. I'm standing not sitting at the table. I think I need to place a pic up for you all to see what I mean.

    Be back soon today with that pic..or pics..
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    as you see its much to bigName:  IMG_20120826_132443.jpg
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    Can you go to a local sewing machine shop and have them to make you a longer cord???
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    i would think an electrician could also lengthen the cord for you,,,,that should be a simple fix
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    Yes that would be to have the cord longer then I would have to keep moving it with my foot as I quilt on a 10 foot table. I think someone out in the quilting world would know how to make one or can it be done?
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    Yes, definitely, longer cord is the answer. Do you have a good sewing machine repair person? He or she should be able to do this pretty easily.
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    nope so I will have to see if I can find one.. I just would think there would be one for it.. It would work great if I remember were I seen that at...
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