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Forum: Main
04-14-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,756
Posted By CaleyH

pocoellie, BL doesn't make a single hole plate...

pocoellie, BL doesn't make a single hole plate for this machine, so I have to figure out a way to make it that way with some material, or maybe tape.

QuiltMom2, My intention towards the end of...
Forum: Main
04-13-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,756
Posted By CaleyH

Another post to let those with BL Jazz and Jazz 2...

Another post to let those with BL Jazz and Jazz 2 know a bit about the problems I had, and what I suggest you do.

I took my Jazz 2 down to Cherry Berry Quilts in Calimesa, California. They have a...
Forum: Main
03-22-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,756
Posted By CaleyH

I know lots of us need pictures to visualise just...

I know lots of us need pictures to visualise just what someone is saying. So here's two pictures of my fix for the metal plate that covers the bobbin and feed dogs, and also the foot pedal that I...
Forum: Main
03-22-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,756
Posted By CaleyH

I just got through watching a video on free...

I just got through watching a video on free motion quilting basics by Leah Day. She has written me a few times trying to help me with the Jazz 2 problem.

After seeing what she had over her table...
Forum: Main
03-22-2021, 01:16 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,756
Posted By CaleyH

I think the quality control at the Baby Lock...

I think the quality control at the Baby Lock manufacturing place has problems. I've heard that both the original Jazz, and the new Jazz 2 have had various problems. For the most part, probably most...
Forum: Main
03-22-2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,756
Posted By CaleyH

Jerseyrayne, I wish I could get this thing to...

Jerseyrayne, I wish I could get this thing to work, but everything I've tried, that I've read about, or had someone suggest, doesn't solve the problem. I get the feeling this machine is one that...
Forum: Main
03-22-2021, 07:03 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,756
Posted By CaleyH

Right now I have decided to take the machine to a...

Right now I have decided to take the machine to a Baby Lock certified repair shop, and have them look at it, and set it up for free
motion quilting, ignoring regular sewing. I'd rather spend the...
Forum: Main
03-21-2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,756
Posted By CaleyH

Well, it seems that even with my going inside the...

Well, it seems that even with my going inside the machine to adjust the tension spring, the machine has somehow gone back to lashing on the underside of the quilt, regards of what I do. I've retired...
Forum: Main
03-16-2021, 05:28 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,756
Posted By CaleyH

Thought I was through with the machine, but my...

Thought I was through with the machine, but my brain always likes a puzzle. So I got adventurous and opened up the top of the machine, following the instructions provided by the gentleman on the...
Forum: Main
03-15-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,756
Posted By CaleyH

My problem with my arthritis has gotten worse...

My problem with my arthritis has gotten worse these past six months. I have much difficulty in moving the quilt sandwich around on my Singer Quantum Stylist 9960. Every time I press on the fabric...
Forum: Main
03-15-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,756
Posted By CaleyH

I guess the Jazz 2 is destined for the trash...

I guess the Jazz 2 is destined for the trash dump. This machines factory set thread tension is totally out of whack. Now, even with the suggested fixes I mentioned earlier, it will not work at all....
Forum: Main
03-14-2021, 07:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,050
Posted By CaleyH

aashley, Here's the first set I made. I plan on...

aashley, Here's the first set I made. I plan on making more. I just need to find some more wood that's a bit bigger to work with. These are very crude.
Forum: Main
03-13-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,756
Posted By CaleyH

I just made the four main adjustments to my...

I just made the four main adjustments to my machine as suggested by the gentleman (a design engineer). It's really strange that you can do free motion quilting with the feed dogs up, but this...
Forum: Main
03-13-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,756
Posted By CaleyH

Finally found something about both the Baby Lock...

Finally found something about both the Baby Lock Jazz and Jazz 2 at this URL https://www.generations-quilt-patterns.com/baby-lock-jazz.html

Apparently both versions have a bad record for thread...
Forum: Main
03-13-2021, 05:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,050
Posted By CaleyH

They do help me with my severe arthritis. Also...

They do help me with my severe arthritis. Also means I don't have to take off, then put back on the gloves, if I need to do something requiring dexterity..
Forum: Main
03-13-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,050
Posted By CaleyH

The cork grabs the fabric. I guess you could put...

The cork grabs the fabric. I guess you could put some kind of pad on top of the wood block for comfort
Forum: Main
03-13-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,756
Posted By CaleyH

I wrote Baby Lock yesterday about the problems I...

I wrote Baby Lock yesterday about the problems I am having with the Jazz 2. I am guessing it will be next week or so before I get a reply.

I tried setting things up again with the Jazz 2, and for...
Forum: Main
03-13-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,050
Posted By CaleyH

One reason I don't use gloves is that they just...

One reason I don't use gloves is that they just don't work well for me. Not sure why I cannot get used to them, but, the one paiur I have never helped me move the fabric around

I just used my...
Forum: Main
03-13-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,050
Posted By CaleyH

Maybe This Will Help for Free Motion Quilting

I've looked around on the internet for things to help me move the quilt sandwich around easier, but the cost is out of our world. I've got better things to spend my money on than plastic.

So I...
Forum: Main
03-12-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,756
Posted By CaleyH

Bad news, or maybe not. The Baby Lock Jazz 2...

Bad news, or maybe not. The Baby Lock Jazz 2 doesn't work when using it as a free motion quilting setup. It works fine on straight stitching and on heavy duty fabric, but when I drop the feed dogs,...
03-02-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 17,093
Posted By CaleyH

I just watched a YouTube video about paper...

I just watched a YouTube video about paper piecing. I think I understand all about how to put something together now. Now I will take it to the practical application, and find something to piece...
03-02-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 17,093
Posted By CaleyH

I'd like to try someday. I don't know anything...

I'd like to try someday. I don't know anything about paper piecing. And I doubt I have enough variety of fabric to do something with so many colors and patterns.

Guess I need to purchase the...
03-02-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 17,093
Posted By CaleyH

JeanieG, That's totally amazing. It really does...

JeanieG, That's totally amazing. It really does look big. Can't wait to see the top finished
Forum: Main
03-01-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,655
Posted By CaleyH

Someone has apparently thinks I am against...

Someone has apparently thinks I am against washing quilts. I didn't say that. I first started this thread as how to mark quilts, and what people used. It went into washing, but I thought that was...
Forum: Main
02-27-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,655
Posted By CaleyH

thepolyparrot. So many thanks. I will take all...

thepolyparrot. So many thanks. I will take all of that, and try to apply it to my next quilt. My only problem might be when purchasing fabric. I never see anything that tells me how good a...
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