Go Back  Quiltingboard Forums > Main
Bernina 740 and deciding what accesories to buy. >

Bernina 740 and deciding what accesories to buy.

Bernina 740 and deciding what accesories to buy.

Old 10-15-2016, 05:08 AM
  #11  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2015
Location: Central Virginia
Posts: 1,120
Default

I don't know anything about this particular machine but have an old Bernina. I would say don't be too quick to buy any feet until you see what you can do with what the machine comes with. I've have bought lots of them than ended up in a storage box.
sprice is offline  
Old 10-15-2016, 09:40 AM
  #12  
Power Poster
 
RedGarnet222's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Reno, Nv
Posts: 16,514
Default

U tube and bernina.com both have videos on what each of the feet does and how to use them. I think if you go and watch a couple you will know which ones you will use.

I love the number 57 for piecing. It is a 1/4" foot that has a guard on it to guide the fabric. I also love the stitch regulator for free motion quilting. The built in designs are wonderful and you will enjoy using them on fashions so make sure you have a good embroidery foot. I also bought the flat fell foot and the accessory foot (#71) for the Westalee quilting templets. I think the best way to buy is to get them as they are needed to do a project. That way you are getting what you will use.
RedGarnet222 is offline  
Old 10-15-2016, 06:25 PM
  #13  
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 338
Default

Well, it is in the shop. Only had it less than two days and their repair guy may not be able to get to it until Tuesday. It really just seems mean. lol For the short time I had it though I know it is a far superior machine to anything I have ever had.
Zyngawf is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Kathryn75
For Vintage & Antique Machine Enthusiasts
14
12-01-2017 06:10 PM
IrishNY
Main
7
09-18-2016 06:07 PM
BusyLizzie
Main
7
04-11-2016 01:18 PM
cizzors
Main
45
04-01-2011 07:14 PM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


FREE Quilting Newsletter