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01-15-2022, 08:20 AM
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Posted By Mitch

Hi Matt, Welcome, from NYC, to the...

Hi Matt,
Welcome, from NYC, to the wonderful world of quilting and to the Quilting Board! I've found the members to be very generous and helpful with feedback.
I love handwork,...
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12-30-2021, 10:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 477
Posted By Mitch

Question Baby Lock Presto II

Hello Quilters!
I'm about ready to pull the trigger on the BLPII for $799 from Sewing Parts Online but looking for any feedback you may have to offer. The return and warranty policies look very...
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12-07-2021, 08:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,016
Posted By Mitch

Thanks. Checked that. I even tried moving the...

Thanks. Checked that. I even tried moving the foot pedal while it's happening and it doesn't stop. This didn't even start until just over a year of using the machine and I'm up and down constantly.
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12-07-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,016
Posted By Mitch

Poltergeist redux

Thank you Detectives! It's a Bernette b79. I have tried unplugging it and rebooting, unplugging the foot pedal and rebooting, sweet talking, and cursing. I do suspect it might be the foot pedal....
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12-07-2021, 06:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,016
Posted By Mitch

Question Poltergeist?

Hello Quilters, Has anyone ever had a machine sew by itself? My computerized machine (I don't know if it's against the QB rules to name the brand) occasionally sews by itself after hours of use. With...
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02-07-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,957
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...
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02-07-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,957
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...
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02-07-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,957
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.
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02-07-2021, 04:26 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,957
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,...
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02-07-2021, 04:08 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,957
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...
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02-07-2021, 03:52 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,957
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...
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02-06-2021, 12:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,957
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!
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02-06-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,957
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...
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02-06-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,957
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...
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02-01-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,957
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...
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02-01-2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,957
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.
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02-01-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,957
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...
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01-28-2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,957
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...
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01-27-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,957
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...
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01-25-2021, 06:09 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,957
Posted By Mitch

Interesting tip about straight stitching and...

Interesting tip about straight stitching and tension. Thank you.
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01-25-2021, 06:08 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,957
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: 6,957
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...
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01-24-2021, 04:54 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,957
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: 6,957
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...
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01-22-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,957
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...
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