Question for Sharon

maritime_lindaDecember 11, 2012

Hi Sharon, I was thinking about trying one of your neck warmers. I'm never sewn with polar fleece and was wondering if you use a special needle.

Linda

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geezerfolks_SharonG_FL

Hi Linda, No, I just use a regular needle. I don't like to make anything more difficult than it has to be. (grin) Just make sure the stretchy part goes the width of the fleece.

SharonG/FL

    Bookmark   December 11, 2012 at 10:27PM
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maritime_linda

Ok....I like the way you think! Thanks for the tip on direction. I've been sewing most of today, but am having issues with my machine.....the stitch is just not right and no matter what I try it is not improving. It looks like a threading or tension issue. I've rethreaded the machine and bobbin a dozen times and tried changing the tension in either direction, but no improvement. I've changed the needle as well, although I'm not sure whether the one I put in is a new one or not. I'll pick up some new ones tomorrow. Very frustrating as I'm trying to finish up a couple of gifts. Decided to call it quits for the evening as I'm getting tired. I picked up some fleece yesterday, so will try one later this week or on the weekend. I'll let you know how it turned out.
Thanks again!
Linda

    Bookmark   December 12, 2012 at 9:25PM
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geezerfolks_SharonG_FL

Linda, Sometimes a good cleaning in the bobbin area helps when nothing else works.

Our granddaughter stopped in last night and, even though we live in Florida, she wants a neck warmer to wear when riding her motorcycle in the mountains of GA. Another gal wants one for the very same reason. Apparently, there's an area between their warm jackets and helmet that's a bit difficult to cover.....these are perfect......no ends flying in the breeze. LOL

SharonG/FL

    Bookmark   December 14, 2012 at 9:02AM
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