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10-19-2019, 09:05 AM
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Posted By ssorrow

What a coincidence. I just finished one the...

What a coincidence. I just finished one the Designs by JuJu. I am also on her Facebook group. I also get a lot of embroidery designs from Emblibrary.com. I am still learning my Janome but I've been...
10-11-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,036
Posted By ssorrow

Great idea. Thanks.

Great idea. Thanks.
10-11-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,036
Posted By ssorrow

That's it exactly!! But, I must not be living...

That's it exactly!! But, I must not be living right. I tried to get the other screw out and it's stuck too. I'll keep trying. Thanks for the help.
10-10-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,036
Posted By ssorrow

The screw I'm talking about is actually on the...

The screw I'm talking about is actually on the tension indicator. I looked up Terry's site and he refers to the screw as a "set screw" on the "tension indicator". Apparently some of the early T&S...
10-10-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,036
Posted By ssorrow

Singer 600e tension dial

This machine sews great but the tension dial keeps moving from say 8 to 6 to 4. The little set screw that is on the side of the cover won't budge and I think that's why the tension numbers keep...
Forum: Main
10-10-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,837
Posted By ssorrow

Just an update on my sewing machine search. After...

Just an update on my sewing machine search. After researching and trying out machines until I was sick of all of them LOL, I bought the Janome Memory Craft 15000 floor model for 6400.00. I thought...
Forum: Main
09-26-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,837
Posted By ssorrow

I called the Janome dealer and explained about...

I called the Janome dealer and explained about the discount I would get on the Bernina machine and asked if that was the bottom price for the MC15000. She said it was because I was already getting a...
Forum: Main
09-26-2019, 05:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,837
Posted By ssorrow

I drove to see the Janome MC15000 yesterday but...

I drove to see the Janome MC15000 yesterday but the person showing it had some problems. Look at my post right above. I totally agree it would be nice to have separate machines. Embroidering can take...
Forum: Main
09-26-2019, 03:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,837
Posted By ssorrow

I went to the Janome dealer yesterday to look at...

I went to the Janome dealer yesterday to look at their Memory Craft 15K. I knew I couldn't make a decision until I had tried that machine. The MSRP on this machine was $1299.00 but it was a floor...
Forum: Main
09-25-2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,837
Posted By ssorrow

I appreciate all the help I can get!! I don't...

I appreciate all the help I can get!! I don't even know what a puck drive is -- LOL -- so obviously I need to do more research before I even begin to buy a sit down. The Elna dealership is about as...
Forum: Main
09-25-2019, 04:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,837
Posted By ssorrow

I just looked at the Janome website but couldn't...

I just looked at the Janome website but couldn't find the 8900. I wonder if it has been discontinued. I read reviews on the 1500 last night and they would glowing reviews. I sure wish their was a...
09-25-2019, 12:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,961
Posted By ssorrow

No. She just made a statement it but I had never...

No. She just made a statement it but I had never heard it before and it didn't make sense to me. I agree with Donna. Stitch quality can be affected by so many things. I've learned that the hard way.
09-25-2019, 12:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,961
Posted By ssorrow

Thank you. I am interested. I am going to...

Thank you. I am interested. I am going to test-drive the new Babylock Meridian embroidery machine. The dealer sells Bernina, Babylock, and Brother and she said the Babylock/Brother machines had more...
Forum: Main
09-25-2019, 12:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,837
Posted By ssorrow

Thanks to everyone for your insights. So many...

Thanks to everyone for your insights. So many things to think about!! I am taking my Bernina back to the shop since I've already paid several weeks ago to have it repaired. Hopefully it is something...
Forum: Main
09-24-2019, 11:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,837
Posted By ssorrow

Was there much difference between quilting on the...

Was there much difference between quilting on the brother and the babylock?
09-24-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,961
Posted By ssorrow

I’m sorry. I wasn’t clear in what I wrote. The...

I’m sorry. I wasn’t clear in what I wrote. The person on the other webpage wasn’t saying it was better to own a machine that did both embroidery and sewing. She was saying that the actual...
09-24-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,961
Posted By ssorrow

Question Combination machine better than embroidery-only

I am trying to decide on a new machine for quilting and embroidery but in doing all my research, I read a post by someone on another website that a combination machine is better than an...
Forum: Main
09-24-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,837
Posted By ssorrow

If you don't mind, a couple of questions. What...

If you don't mind, a couple of questions. What all do you do on your machines - quilt, sew, embroider? Why do you prefer the Janome? I really appreciate your input. Also, would the fact that that...
Forum: Main
09-24-2019, 04:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,837
Posted By ssorrow

Going from a Bernina to something else for quilting and embroiery

<style type="text/css"> <!-- @page { margin: 0.79in } P { margin-bottom: 0.08in } --> </style>Has anyone had experience moving from a Bernina to a Babylock or Janome for free-motion quilting or...
09-23-2019, 11:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,136
Posted By ssorrow

You might want to check with the Janome dealer...

You might want to check with the Janome dealer and see if they can convert them. I have been looking at a Babylock at a dealer that sells Bernina, Babylock, and Brother. When I mentioned I really...
Forum: Main
07-12-2018, 04:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,019
Posted By ssorrow

Thanks to everyone for all your help and...

Thanks to everyone for all your help and suggestions and I'm sorry I didn't respond sooner. I am not very good at cutting and my blocks never seem to come out accurate. I have also learned very...
Forum: Main
07-07-2018, 02:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,019
Posted By ssorrow

Thank you. I think I am just afraid of making a...

Thank you. I think I am just afraid of making a mistake after spending so much money on this pre-cut fabric. I think I need to relax a little:eek:!!
Forum: Main
07-07-2018, 01:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,019
Posted By ssorrow

Question New Quilter Needs Help

This is probably a dumb question but can you use a 1/2" seam allowance on some of the blocks in a quilt and 1/4" on the rest of the quilt without messing everything up? I have never made a quilt and...
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