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At 6:27pm on August 27, 2017, Riana Noyes said…

No, l use velcro. Best to put on a piece the size that needs to be rolled/ advanced so you can get practice with that too.

At 8:08am on August 27, 2017, Riana Noyes said…

Things you might check...how tight quilt is on frame. I found if tight, l can get skips...loosen a bit & see it that helps. Second, the quilt could possibly be up too far from machine's bed. Sometimes when l've finished a long quilt, lifting takeup bar as l proceeded, l forget to lower the bar when starting the next quilt. And lastly, the foot. I have 3 feet for my machine, ruler, dish and hopper. Try a different on if you have it, as some will work on one fbric/ batting combo better than another. Longarmers have to learn that managing the quilt on the frame is just as important as seeing to machine's tension etc.

At 12:23pm on August 26, 2017, Riana Noyes said…

Violet, did you get your machine to work? I didn't see your post ( mid summer wedding in our family)... there's a fb fgroup called " Longarm Quilting" that can really be helpful...otherwise, my suggestikn would have been to sop up as much oil w/ clean cotton cloth & q tips, then change needle, rethread , and sew on scraps until oil clears up. He wouldn't have hurt it, unless there's computorized parts near where it was oiled.

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