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07-08-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 624
Posted By lindawmn

The dealer will tell me more tomorrow. I’m good...

The dealer will tell me more tomorrow. I’m good electronically and don’t mind upgrading and only wants 1K for the older one and 3K for the newer one. Even upgrading the pods, I’m still at around 1600...
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07-08-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 624
Posted By lindawmn

Handiquilter Sweet Sixteen

I have an opportunity to buy a used machine through my local dealer. One is an older machine, she says, with the old screen and pod, the other a newer machine. Both come with tables, etc. What does...
Forum: Main
05-04-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By lindawmn

Good idea!! I'll call!!

Good idea!! I'll call!!
Forum: Main
05-02-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By lindawmn

Pfaff 2140/Fab-U-Motion issues

I bought a Fab-U-Motion for my Pfaff 2140 (upgraded to 2170) at a charity quilting place locally. It was new in box and they said it would work on the 2140 even though it said "Creative Sensation" on...
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04-26-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By lindawmn

Talking Thank you - this is good to hear. The only issues...

Thank you - this is good to hear. The only issues I've seen are tension issues and people who switched to pre-wound magna glide bobbins and used glide thread have had great success. That's very...
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04-26-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By lindawmn

The reason I'm thinking of jumping on it is...

The reason I'm thinking of jumping on it is because it's at a local store so I know it's had a service, etc. I have no interest in anything with lots of bells and whistles, though I do understand one...
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04-26-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By lindawmn

Used Janome Artistic Quilter SD-18

Have an opportunity to purchase one for about $1,600. Anyone have an opinion about these?
Forum: Main
02-02-2020, 06:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,730
Posted By lindawmn

I walked into a local thrift store and found five...

I walked into a local thrift store and found five different strip dies at 1/2 retail! Could not believe my luck!
Forum: Main
02-02-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,882
Posted By lindawmn

This is a great idea!!

This is a great idea!!
Forum: Main
02-01-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,882
Posted By lindawmn

I just bought this die because I'm new to...

I just bought this die because I'm new to quilting and still struggle with good accurate cuts. That said, my first pinwheel block in class today came out darn near perfect without the die, so there's...
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01-12-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,730
Posted By lindawmn

Thanks for the info and I really appreciate the...

Thanks for the info and I really appreciate the tips on protecting the dies! I have so many toys and not enough time - LOL! I finally gave up on fixing a machine - was able to repair all the...
Forum: Main
01-12-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,730
Posted By lindawmn

I was in my local quilting shop today and had a...

I was in my local quilting shop today and had a credit, so decided to buy the Go Me! since I like to do wool appliqué. I liked the idea that I could do layers of cotton as well. For strips I might...
12-02-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,045
Posted By lindawmn

HV does not still support that 4D embroidery...

HV does not still support that 4D embroidery software. They tell me that cannot activate my dongle and haven't been able to for three years. I'm not sure if that's true or not! I told them this is...
06-07-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 693
Posted By lindawmn

It needed some 'shock and awe'. The needle bar...

It needed some 'shock and awe'. The needle bar and pressure foot bar were stuck fast to the metal housing of the machine. A few light knocks and pulls with a hammer freed this us and oil in all the...
06-07-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 693
Posted By lindawmn

Definitely!!

Definitely!!
05-30-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 693
Posted By lindawmn

Vintage serger frozen solid

Applied liquid tri-flow to all applicable areas. Even used hair dryer right hoping heat would help. Just seemed to make me feel ill from the fumes.

No dice. Frozen solid. This is an old Baby Lock...
05-27-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,234
Posted By lindawmn

Take the covers off and oil again. Slowly turn...

Take the covers off and oil again. Slowly turn the hand wheel by hand until it's turning freely. Oil all areas where moving metal meets metal. I use Tri-Flow for this purpose. If you see rust, you...
05-27-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,234
Posted By lindawmn

In praise of the old Baby Lock/Juki BL3 408

I rescued a couple of these sergers for a song. One is frozen, which I will work on later this week. The one that wasn't I cleaned up well, threaded (which wasn't horrible once I found the first hole...
05-02-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,024
Posted By lindawmn

My husband is twitching over this design because...

My husband is twitching over this design because it slipped some. We went over the wheel and new bobbin tire with a q-tip dipped in alcohol which helped.
05-02-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,024
Posted By lindawmn

Kelsie, a friend of mine was looking for a white...

Kelsie, a friend of mine was looking for a white featherweight and didn't know about the big sisters. I couldn't resist sharing the find with her! I have two featherweights in black, a 15 clone, two...
04-30-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,024
Posted By lindawmn

Never mind, Leon - we fixed both issues pretty...

Never mind, Leon - we fixed both issues pretty quickly. Now I'm on the hunt for a bobbin case.
04-30-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,024
Posted By lindawmn

LOL Leon - keep an eye out for a bobbin case for...

LOL Leon - keep an eye out for a bobbin case for this puppy, would ya? Regarding the handwheel, if we unscrew that screw, can we then take the inner wheel off the outer wheel to clean and lubricate...
04-30-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,024
Posted By lindawmn

Singer 301A - slant shaft?

So I found a short bed 301A in it's original case in thrift store for $25. Of course the bobbin case was missing but I had an extra. You bet I looked through Every bin for one! My friend wants it for...
02-22-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By lindawmn

Thank you. I have to bring my serger in so might...

Thank you. I have to bring my serger in so might just drop it off and call it a day. This is great advice for my other machines tho
02-22-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By lindawmn

Sticking 128

I went to try to use the 128 yesterday after oiling and when the shuttle comes forward, it sticks. When I hand-turn the wheel, it sticks as well. The motor isn't strong enough to get past that...
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