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Improve your quilting skills with your sewing machine.

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Improve your quilting skills with your sewing machine.

I will do everything that is in my hands to help you improve your skills with your sewing machine.I know many students and understand quilting needs practice. Please don't give up. I will provide you with my website a list of videos you can check to do the best of your new quilting rulers. Let's have fun and embrace our love for quilting. Choose your style. The decorative template rulers give you the freedom to express yourself as a quilter, always keeping symmetry on the design.Make sure when using the templates, hold the ruler from the edges and not making to...

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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...

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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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How to Adjust Thread Tension on Your Sewing Machine

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How to Adjust Thread Tension on Your Sewing Machine

Both sides of the fabric should look great (hope that makes sense). On the front they look fabulous, but when turning them over the back could be very wonky. Using a sewing machine can be very simple knowing how to make basic adjustments to the tension setting to allow for proper stitching on different fabrics... All machines have basically the four tension tools shown: thread guides, tension discs, tension regulator for upper thread, and bobbin-case spring for bobbin thread. The tension discs and tension regulator together are called the tension assembly. The tension discs squeeze the thread as it passes between them, while the tension...

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