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Bernina setup for ruler quilting

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Bernina setup for ruler quilting

For quilting on the sewing machine, it is necessary to prepare it. Since it is usually the machine that directs the movement and in “free” quilting, it is we who are in control of the action.Prepare the configurationOn the BERNINA machine, you can customize the functions to make quilting easier and focus on what matters, your quilt. Let's look at this screen video on my BERNINA790 and follow the instructions. Place the foot number #72 Set the speed delimiter to maximum Place the plate in a single hole Lowering the drag teeth Needle stop down Stop Floating Foot Program the...

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Download Bernina Simulator 790 or 880

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Download Bernina Simulator 790 or 880

You don’t need a Bernina 790 or 880 to use the Stitch Designer on your 740/770/570/590 or other 9mm Bernina sewing machine with a USB port. Just download the 790 or 880 simulator and modify or create new stitches directly on your PC! And you can even use your mouse instead of the stylus to draw your stitches! Copy the stitches from your simulator’s “virtual” USB drive to your physical USB drive and transfer them to your sewing machine. You can also do this in reverse and modify existing stitches on your machine (like a 570/590): save the stitch on...

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Freestyle quilting on my regular Sewing Machine

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Freestyle quilting on my regular Sewing Machine

Free-motion quilting FMQ is quilting using a domestic sewing machine (as opposed to a long arm quilt machine) to stitch a quilt sandwich without the aid of the feed dogs. Sometimes there is confusion with the terms “free-hand quilting” and “freestyle quilting,” which refer to quilting without a drawn pattern.   Yes, You Can Free-Motion Quilt on a Regular Sewing Machine! Do I need a single foot for this? Since the standard sewing presser foot is made to work directly with your feed dogs, you'll need an individual foot to use for free-motion quilting. If your machine does not come with a free-motion foot, you can get a generic darning foot that's made to fit most sewing machines. Come up with a quilting plan before you start. Start...

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Things to Look for in a Good Couch Cover

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Things to Look for in a Good Couch Cover

Your lovely clean couch will start to look old super fast unless you use a dog couch cover. Make your own with a free pattern and check what you need to consider before to get one for your couch. On the other hand, dogs are like members of the family, and they bring people lots of joy and companionship, so naturally, we want them to have the very best lives. Letting your dog sleep on the couch is asking for trouble! There are several things you will need to consider when buying a good quality dog couch cover. Here are...

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How to make a weighted blanket easy

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How to make a weighted blanket easy

Do you ever want to have one of those therapeutic quilts to calm and relax after a stressful day? Or have someone in mind who needs a weighted blanket? Join me in a new and exciting step by step, doing a unique quilt to wrap you up.  If you’re a troubled sleeper, you’ve probably heard of the newest insomnia-fighting trend: weighted blankets. Weighted blankets are just what they sound like ― blankets that are heavier than your average bedding. But, how exactly does a 25-pound blanket helps sleep better? Most weighted blankets have pellets sewn into pockets of the lining to give...

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