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02-07-2021, 11:26 AM
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Posted By Mitch

I think I can, I think I can. So, stitching at...

I think I can, I think I can. So, stitching at the speed of a glacier, ok exaggeration, a snail, has solved the problem of thread breakage and skipped stitches. The tension is not perfect all the...
Forum: Main
02-07-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,742
Posted By Mitch

Dear QuiltE and Lady Diana, I know about...

Dear QuiltE and Lady Diana, I know about ballpoints being for knits but someone with more experience suggested it and I tried it. I have switched to Schmetz topstitch, as per suggested and tried...
Forum: Main
02-07-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,742
Posted By Mitch

You are a lifesaver! I attached an image. ...

You are a lifesaver! I attached an image. Hopefully, it will be visible in the. thread.
Forum: Main
02-07-2021, 04:26 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,742
Posted By Mitch

Good morning! I used June Tailor spray baste. ...

Good morning! I used June Tailor spray baste. I’ve used it for my last few quilts without any issues. This quilt is more ambitious than anything I’ve ever done because it’s the biggest I’ve FMQed,...
Forum: Main
02-07-2021, 04:08 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,742
Posted By Mitch

Angry [QUOTE=Mitch;8458966]Thanks you. I will try that...

[QUOTE=Mitch;8458966]Thanks you. I will try that in the future bc I have no blocks left. I used precuts and they are all in the quilt. I do have some of the backing glued to backing left over from...
Forum: Main
02-07-2021, 03:52 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,742
Posted By Mitch

Still stuck trouble shooting

Thanks you. I will try that in the future bc I have no blocks left. I used precuts and they are all in the quilt. I do have some of the backing glued to bedding left over from trimming it down after...
Forum: Main
02-06-2021, 12:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,742
Posted By Mitch

I’m going to try running the machine slower. Not...

I’m going to try running the machine slower. Not that I go crazy fast!
Forum: Main
02-06-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,742
Posted By Mitch

Thanks for your reply. The issues I’m having...

Thanks for your reply. The issues I’m having seem to be inconsistent so I can never really find a solution. I pieced the whiole thing without a problem and quilted with a walking foot without a...
Forum: Main
02-06-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,742
Posted By Mitch

I'm ready to give up quilting and take up...

I'm ready to give up quilting and take up boondoggle. I have tried smaller needles, quilting needles and purchased topstitch needles. It seemed the 80/12 did better with a 50 weight thread. When I...
Forum: Main
02-01-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,742
Posted By Mitch

So, I went back to a 90/14 quilting needle, which...

So, I went back to a 90/14 quilting needle, which is the first needle I was using when I started this nightmare, and it's working better. BUT I'm not currently encountering the bulky seams that seem...
Forum: Main
02-01-2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,742
Posted By Mitch

If that means a foot with the spring, yes I am.

If that means a foot with the spring, yes I am.
Forum: Main
02-01-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,742
Posted By Mitch

Still struggling. I've been able to do a lot of...

Still struggling. I've been able to do a lot of FMQ on this project and I've tried many of the suggestions posted in response to my SOS. After many hours of torture I've realized that sewing over...
Forum: Main
01-28-2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,742
Posted By Mitch

Thank you, Were you able to successfully...

Thank you, Were you able to successfully straight stitch or did it just become a problem with FMQ?
I would definitely consider trading but I bought the machine on Amazon, maybe, ten years ago. I...
Forum: Main
01-27-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,742
Posted By Mitch

I am starting to wonder if, in addition to my...

I am starting to wonder if, in addition to my what I may be doing wrong, there is something wrong with my machine. It was repaired last year and had a problem with the timing I think. I have FMQed...
Forum: Main
01-25-2021, 06:09 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,742
Posted By Mitch

Interesting tip about straight stitching and...

Interesting tip about straight stitching and tension. Thank you.
Forum: Main
01-25-2021, 06:08 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,742
Posted By Mitch

A revelation! I can’t wait to try it! Thank you.

A revelation! I can’t wait to try it! Thank you.
Forum: Main
01-24-2021, 04:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,742
Posted By Mitch

Thank you! I have a second project that has a...

Thank you! I have a second project that has a good sized painted appliqué and I want to use mono-poly and a blind hem stitch. It’s my first time using it and I’m a little fearful of it. I will...
Forum: Main
01-24-2021, 04:54 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,742
Posted By Mitch

Thank you! I have a second project that has a...

Thank you! I have a second project that has a good sized painted appliqué and I want to use mono-poly and a blind hem stitch. It’s my first time using it and I’m a little fearful of it. I will...
Forum: Main
01-24-2021, 04:48 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,742
Posted By Mitch

I have read about placing the spool of thread...

I have read about placing the spool of thread according to the way it’s wrapped. I have it placed vertically, but down on the table and up through the gizmo that places more distance from the spool...
Forum: Main
01-22-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,742
Posted By Mitch

Thank you for so many helpful suggestions. I...

Thank you for so many helpful suggestions. I will try everything I can that will work in my teeny tiny NY apartment. I haven't been able to sit in front of my project again for a few days and won't...
Forum: Main
01-21-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,742
Posted By Mitch

Thread?

Thank you to everyone who responded. You are all generous with your time and expertise. I don't understand the reference to a suspension system. I have been using 50 weight poly and a 14 needle. ...
Forum: Main
01-19-2021, 03:27 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,742
Posted By Mitch

Ahhh, one thing I didn't try! Thank you!

Ahhh, one thing I didn't try! Thank you!
Forum: Main
01-18-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,742
Posted By Mitch

Thanks very much! I will ASAP!

Thanks very much! I will ASAP!
Forum: Main
01-18-2021, 03:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,742
Posted By Mitch

Thank you! Your enthusiasm is encouraging. I...

Thank you! Your enthusiasm is encouraging. I only have a 3” drop as I keep the quilt scrunched on a big table. Tomorrow I will try putting heavy boxes around the extension table and hope for more...
01-18-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 899
Posted By Mitch

Image not in post

Thank you! I found the button to upload and tried clicking repeadtedly but the image didn’t show up in the thread.
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