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Old 05-04-2014, 04:06 PM
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I have had problems with my pfaff tiptronic 2020 when it comes to free motion quilting. It works great straight stitching. I have had it in service twice and they can't find anything wrong. The machine is 14 years old. Does anyone have any ideas
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Old 05-04-2014, 05:07 PM
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What problem are you having? Do you put the presser foot in the mezzanine position to free motion quilt?
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Old 05-04-2014, 05:16 PM
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I had Pfaff Tiptronic 2030 bought different free motion feet/attatchmdnts and even took 2 different classes never was able to get it to free motion quilt for me. Good luck !!!
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Old 05-05-2014, 04:54 PM
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So I was free motion quilting for about an hour. Then came back to it about two hours later to do the border. It started off great. Then I noticed it started skipping stitches. Then the thread started breaking periodically. After retreading the machine and I even changed the needle started sewing again. It didn't sound right so I stopped and underneath was was one big thread mess. Now why? Nothing changed The thread was the same the tension never changed I literally wanted to through the machine out the window
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Old 02-26-2015, 07:30 PM
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Patty: I see that this is an old post from 4 years ago....was anyone ever able to help you with your question about free motion quilting with your Pfaff 2020? I am having the same problem. I signed up for a free motion quilting class last Friday and when I got to class, I could not get my 2020 to cooperate. I used the teacher's machine and by the end of the class I could sew my first name in cursive handwriting. Any tips--if you can remember them--you can provide will help!
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