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  1. Re: I lost all confidence in my confidence quilting machine.

    I haven't had time to get the machine back out.
    I have only used the bobbin that came with the machine. I would hope the manufacturer would at least put the right one in the box.

    I do still want...
  2. Re: I lost all confidence in my confidence quilting machine.

    The manual says it is threaded incorrectly for just about everything. Never mentions anywhere that the presser foot pressure is adjustable...... I still want to love the machine. I was referred to a...
  3. Re: I lost all confidence in my confidence quilting machine.

    I have been working on the herringbone quilt.
    That big throat space on the Brother machine is very helpful!
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  4. Re: I lost all confidence in my confidence quilting machine.

    So far it is working well!
    I made a star table topper with it.
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    It's about 3' point to point. This was taken before adding batting and backing.
  5. Re: I lost all confidence in my confidence quilting machine.

    I found a wonderful used machine!
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    It's a brother vq3000.
    Much better deal than the stores could do.
    I haven't had much time at the machine but so far I am very happy!

    I will address...
  6. Re: I lost all confidence in my confidence quilting machine.

    So... A short update.....

    The shop charges 100 bucks to service machines. My old machine is not worth much at all so wont be going in. I will figure out the oiling and such myself.
    ...
  7. Re: I lost all confidence in my confidence quilting machine.

    I got the old machine sewing! Happy dance!

    It still needs servicing but not repair.

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    You can see where it got all puckered.

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    Same block different layout.
  8. Re: I lost all confidence in my confidence quilting machine.

    Learning that singer may have lost their edge/reputation is both enlightening and sad.

    I will be talking to the folks at the shop. They also sell refurbished and new equipment. Maybe they will...
  9. Re: I lost all confidence in my confidence quilting machine.

    I will certainly ask.
    It sure messed up my points today.

    The old brother would have had no issue sewing through those seams.

    I have 4 quilt tops waiting for quilting. I really hope the...
  10. I lost all confidence in my confidence quilting machine.

    Back story....
    My 20++ year old brother machine was having horrible issues with the bobbin. To be fair I have sewn a ton of denim on that machine.

    My husband being supportive and kind bought me a...
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