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So.....It's Come To This

Old 05-22-2017, 04:24 PM
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I can't begin to tell you how many times in the last couple of years I have sewn with the wrong settings on my machine. It starts up with settings that I need to change. I forget so often. Well, a few days ago, I had to take an 8 1/2 x 11 paper and write a large note that I leave on the machine just under the needle. This will work well for me until I forget to put the note on the machine.

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Old 05-22-2017, 04:28 PM
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I'm 58 and doing the same thing at times. don't worry, you're in good company
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Old 05-22-2017, 04:55 PM
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Right there with you, sticky notes save me--if I remember to use them...
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Old 05-22-2017, 05:20 PM
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My machine always turned on with the needle all the way to the left. ?Makes no sense whatsoever? Thanks to a poster here I learned how to reset it so the needle is always in the center position when it turns on. I have a Brother but so far has worked on every machine that has programmable settings.
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Old 05-22-2017, 05:26 PM
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I often pin, tape (whatever it takes) notes to my machine and projects so I don't forget what to do next, where I'm at, machine settings, etc. You are not alone. I'm 67 now but I used to do this when I still worked and was much younger. It helped me to start the day right.
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Old 05-22-2017, 05:40 PM
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I write notes for EVERYTHING and put them where I WILL see them. I do that for my machine, too. (I take a photo of my settings if there's one I must not lose--in addition to writing it on paper-because I've lost sticky notes.) And I'm barely past 50.
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You are in good company. Sigh.
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Old 05-22-2017, 05:58 PM
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52, and I visit your world often. I also try to re-set my machine immediately following a change up. Otherwise, rip, rip, rip.
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Cut yourself lots of slack because you deserve it!
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What did we do before sticky notes?? The paper probably fell on the floor, and never seen again. Hmmmmm.
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