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04-26-2020, 08:39 AM
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Posted By littledentist

Petthefabric, this definitely made a difference....

Petthefabric, this definitely made a difference. I can't believe it! I'm fairly certain that half of the people that own this machine are not aware of that setting or at least use it for optimal...
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04-25-2020, 10:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,829
Posted By littledentist

Wow, Petthefabric, you could very well be my...

Wow, Petthefabric, you could very well be my savior. I never, ever noticed that or used that setting because that was my first ever machine and I still have it set up. I'll be officially astounded if...
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04-25-2020, 07:04 PM
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Posted By littledentist

Rhonda, you're a cool cat. :) I never really...

Rhonda, you're a cool cat. :)

I never really considered a Pfaff. I wonder if there's one in my future. The only thing I care about in life is an accurate seam! This is getting interesting.
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04-25-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,829
Posted By littledentist

There are no presser foot adjustments on the 350,...

There are no presser foot adjustments on the 350, because of course. I also have a Brother 1500 as that was my first ever machine, and that does have an adjustment. The 350 isn't terrible, although I...
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04-25-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By littledentist

Yes, I use a 1.5 stitch length now. That paired...

Yes, I use a 1.5 stitch length now. That paired with open seam pressing has definitely made a little difference!
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04-25-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By littledentist

I just recently started pressing my seams open....

I just recently started pressing my seams open. And I find that things lay flatter and sort of appears to be more accurate. It's kind of a pain but it's grown on me. I know, lots to think about...
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04-25-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By littledentist

Right? I feel like maybe a little glue would do...

Right? I feel like maybe a little glue would do the same job as dual feed. But then...I'm not pinning but I'm gluing! I was considering the 770 but it honestly looks like there are also a lot of...
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04-25-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,829
Posted By littledentist

Possibly decision time...time to upgrade? Soliciting all your opinions!

Hi ladies. I have had a Bernina 350 for about 8? years or so. I love it. Except...these days I'm really realizing that pinning every single thing every time I have to sew (even a 2 inch piece!) to...
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04-19-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,417
Posted By littledentist

Walking foot with a 1/4" guide?

Hi everyone. Hope you're all safe and at the very least enjoying some quality sewing time. I have recently realized the impact of sewing without a dual feed or walking foot. Even with pinning, it's...
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11-30-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,522
Posted By littledentist

Your quilt is fabulous! I think we get attached...

Your quilt is fabulous! I think we get attached to our own quilts because theyíre our own creations. Quilting is definitely about the sheer love of the process. I work through my lifeís issues when...
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09-30-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,363
Posted By littledentist

Thanks so much, ladies. I'm gonna keep going...

Thanks so much, ladies. I'm gonna keep going along this route. I love your thoughts and ideas. I'll try to upload a picture of it, for some reason it won't let me. It's a great panel for practicing,...
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09-29-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,363
Posted By littledentist

Maybe I just see all my mistakes but I see this...

Maybe I just see all my mistakes but I see this normal, nice echoing and then this seemingly out of nowhere line barging straight through it on it's way to another facet and I just think it looks...
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09-29-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,363
Posted By littledentist

Need help with continuous echoing...if possible.

Hi everyone. I outlined all the facets on this diamond panel. I wanted to echo all the facets, but it was too time consuming to keep starting and stopping. I have since decided to roll with it and...
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08-13-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,514
Posted By littledentist

Prevent rulers from slipping during quilting?

Hi everyone. Iíve heard about Glue Dots that might work. Iím honestly considering taping these rulers to my quilts while I use them. 😳 Anyone have any tips to prevent ruler slippage? Not during...
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08-12-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,770
Posted By littledentist

Update. I winded a new bobbin, did check and...

Update. I winded a new bobbin, did check and tweak the tension on it and it seemed much better. I think Iím getting the hang of it finally. I guess you really do have to get to know your machine and...
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08-12-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,770
Posted By littledentist

Wow, Oreo, those are some beauties!

Wow, Oreo, those are some beauties!
Forum: Main
08-11-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,770
Posted By littledentist

Itís a Bernina q20. I just went to try it and on...

Itís a Bernina q20. I just went to try it and on this last go, set the upper tension to 5 and It seemed the most ideal. But I can def tell the top stitch from the backside stitch. Can you guys tell...
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08-11-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,770
Posted By littledentist

The top always seems to be perfect no matter...

The top always seems to be perfect no matter what. And unless the tension is set to really tight or really loose, I notice zero difference in the bobbin. In other words, there is no chance of a...
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08-11-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,770
Posted By littledentist

Yes! I agree completely. I can try to play around...

Yes! I agree completely. I can try to play around with it but even at really high or really low tension, it doesn't seem to make much difference. :( I could be more forgiving, but I actually don't...
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08-11-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,770
Posted By littledentist

Lol I hope so! They did. I have it but thereís...

Lol I hope so! They did. I have it but thereís white in the upper and lower thread for most of it. I can try another weight in the bobbin but I think itís standard. Although now Iím not sure what...
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08-11-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,770
Posted By littledentist

Thanks, ladies. They did not actually check the...

Thanks, ladies. They did not actually check the bobbin stitch when they set it up and I was obviously too excited to check. 👎🏻 I tried quilting on a giant practice sandwich with double batting and it...
Forum: Main
08-10-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,770
Posted By littledentist

Nope, just me. But it's a new machine and I'm not...

Nope, just me. But it's a new machine and I'm not sure what's normal and what's not. I'm absolutely not at any point soon entering a quilt show, but I have a feeling this wouldn't fly. I just want to...
Forum: Main
08-10-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,770
Posted By littledentist

And here is the top thread... 615920

And here is the top thread...

615920
Forum: Main
08-10-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,770
Posted By littledentist

Wow that's amazing! What do you think about this...

Wow that's amazing! What do you think about this on the back side? Am I being unrealistic or is this normal? It really didn't change on either 5.75 or 3.25 for the upper loop tension. I know the...
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08-10-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,770
Posted By littledentist

I know nobodyís looking but...

Is there anyone out there that has perfect tension on the back? With my new midarm, the top stitches are perfect. The bobbin stitches are fine. Theyíre good but I can still see the upper thread...
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