"Oh oh, that reply was for richelle..llol, but changing needle never hurts. Judy, if you don't use a stitch regulator, perhaps you,re going around the curves too fast. Slow down around corners instead of whipping around tgem fast, you may get…"
"Take out the bobbin, and run a sewing needle ( carefully) under the spring, l'll bet there's some gunk in there. Also change your needle, it,s probably gotten a slight bend in it that makes it pierce the thread when not flying around fast…"
"I have my Avante 18. Yea! It was set up yesterday, Monday. It worked well last nite until I got to the middle of the 2nd groovy board. Then, when I went around a curve, it did a long stitch, like a basting stitch ONLY on the curve. Everything else…"
"hey ladies , I wondered if any one could tell me why my bobbin thread keeps breaking when I pause for a second while in manual mode? it seems to work fine on stitch regulated mode. I am trying out Glide thread and have already loosened the top…"
"I have the HQ Avante. One of the things I was told to not be afraid of touching the tension. Depending on threads that I use and whether I'm quilting with cotton or flannel, I always test it out first before I start in on my…"
"I want to get the HQ handiquilter with the computer, but I need to sale my APQS Ultimate II system,anyone have any idea on the best way to sale it, any thoughts on the HQ Handiquilter? the more I know from experienced quilters, the better I will…"
"What type of machine do you have? I have an Avante Handiquilter and was having the same issue of breaking thread - I had never had that happen before. Turns out the new needles I purchased do not work for Handiquilter machines. It looked like the…"