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Free motionquilting

Posted by lowraine (My Page) on
Sun, Jul 1, 12 at 20:13

Decided I would try my hand in free motion quilting. All the youtube tutorials make it look so easy but they don't give much on how to set up your machine. I did find one that said to set your tension on 0 and your length on 0 and your width on 0. My machine has a tension that is normally placed on 5 with length of stitch and width of length settings. I can only get the length and width to go to .5. The tutorial wants 0. By the way my machine is a Sears 5500 model. Maybe someone out there has the same or simular machine and can tell me what they set theirs on for free motion quilting. Oh I did put a cover over the feed to keep them from getting in the way. My machine will not drop the feed. Any thoughts on the subject would be so helpful.
Thanks


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RE: Free motionquilting

You'd probably get more help if you post this on the quilting forum.
Kathi


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