401A Double Needle

Old 01-19-2021, 08:50 AM
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Hiya folks,
been using the 401A daily for quite a few months now and have to admit it's turned out to be a good all round secondary machine
It's been set up lately for double needle top stitching and thought I'd show the nice stitch it produces for reference purposes. Also included a pic of the upper tension setting used.

ps: an impulse purchase that has proved good
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Old 01-19-2021, 09:35 AM
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It certainly has served you well. Thanks for the pictures.
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Old 01-19-2021, 02:11 PM
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Very nice stitches!
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Old 01-20-2021, 06:46 AM
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Thanks, your photos say it all. I have this machine and would have never thought of double stitching. Perfect.
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Old 01-20-2021, 10:22 AM
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Cheers folks, always nice to share working examples. Lucky to have a machine (or 3 lol) constantly set-up for one specific job and didn't expect the 401 would of been one of them
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I haven't tried the double needle on my 401A, that's beautiful. I need to find a reason to try mine out!
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Old 01-23-2021, 05:39 AM
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Love double needle stitching. I used it with the serpentine stitch. The first pic shows the back.
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