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Thread: Brother CS6000i computer - machine quilting

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    Mar 2011
    west virginia
    Do you have this machine and have you successfully machine quilted small projects or small quilts? I'm wanting to learn machine quilting and was wondering how difficult/easy it would be using this machine.

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    Super Member Buckeye Rose's Avatar
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    Jan 2011
    Monroe, IN
    I do have that machine and have used it many times for lap and twin size quilts. I have found that if I lower the feed dogs, turn the tension back 3-4, stitch length at 1, med stitch speed, pedal to the metal and keep a nice slower pace when moving the fabric, that I can get a good stitch on both sides. If I move the fabric too fast I get eyelashing on curves. Work at getting the tension right on a practice sandwich and before long you will be quilting away! I don't think the throat area is big enuf for a large quilt without lots of squishing and manhandling - for me it also includes lots of not so nice words :lol:

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