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I need a darning foot for freestyle quilting i have a model 1300 necchi-alco

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How can I machine quilt on the necchi 3204fb do I need special attachments


There are a lot of accessories available for free motion quilting. However, in reality, FMQ can be done with a darning foot (usually included with your machine). Of course, you can opt to purchase a multitude of FMQ presser feet for your machine, ie open darning foot, clear foot, hopping foot...plus many quilting rulers. The only other change is to drop the feed dogs. From there, it's just a lot of practice, practice, practice. It helps to practice drawing FMQ designs on something like a blackboard or whiteboard that can be erased and used multiple times. The idea is to get your movement smooth and consistent--muscle memory--like you used to do when learning how to write in grade school. It may also be helpful to have some gloves that will grip the fabric since your skin will become dry from constant contact with the fabric and begin to slip. There are special "quilting" gloves for $$ or you can try some cheap rubber gloves from the dollar store or rubber garden gloves.

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https://www.quiltingboard.com/main-f1/fmq-question-t283638.html

Or, you can do straight line stitching with a walking foot, which is easier than FMQ. But you would need to purchase a walking foot for your machine.

Just search for free motion quilting. There are tons of web sites, videos, and classes.

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I don't know how to use the darning on my bernina 950. Can you advise


You need to use a darning presser foot--there are several designs of darning feet made by Bernina or generic brands (be sure the generic model has the appropriate attachment for your particular Bernina). You can find metal or plastic, clear or solid foot, open or closed toe, spring-loaded hopper or not, etc. Drop the feed dogs. If it is thinner fabric (lighter weight than denim), it sometimes helps to put the fabric in an embroidery hoop (upside down with the fabric next to the needle plate). If the hole is small, you can use the little hoop that should have been included in your Bernina accessory kit. Then you manually move the fabric back & forth, up & down under the presser foot while stitching.

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How do I avoid breaking a needle on a 26 foot beginning a free motion project after programing the foot choice and lowering the foot?


#26 is an embroidery foot. Why are you using an embroidery foot for free motion quilting? A #24 free motion embroidery foot will work but not the #26. Try using a darning foot that is just a smidgen shorter so there is space between it and the needleplate for you to freely move the fabric. (Adding a Supreme Slider sheet to the work surface of your machine helps make the fabric glide much smoother.) A standard presser foot is made to press the fabric against the feed dogs so the feed dogs will move the fabric. When free motion quilting, you would drop the feed dogs and move the material with your hands.

Depends which model Bernina you have (new or old style presser feet), which will work on your machine. There are also many generic darning/FMQ feet available that will work on your machine.

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I dropped the feed dogs on my Necchi 535FA to free motion quilt, but the material won't move. What else do I need to do?


MAKE SURE THE DOGS HAVE BEEN DROPPED. YOU NEED TO ALSO HAVE A PRESSURE FOOT THAT IS ROUND; ABOUT A DIME SIZE. ADJUST THE PRESSURE ON THE FOOT. IF YOU'RE WAITING FOR THE MACHINE TO MOVE THE MATERIAL IT ISN'T GOING TO HAPPEN. THAT IS WHERE YOU COME IN. MOVE IT WHERE YOU WANT IT. I HOPE THIS IS HELPFUL.

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There is a loud squeaky noise when machine quilting a meandering stitch with a darning foot. The feed dogs are down, stitch width is 0, length stitch is 2.5. The machine does not squeak when using regular...


Is the darning foot aftermarket or genuine darning foot for your particular model...If it is aftermarket, it may not be the correct length. What is you model?

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How do I set the tension on my Necchi 3101? I want to freehand motion quilt on it.


The tension is not changed.

You lower the feed dogs, or change the stitch length to zero and cover the feed dogs by taping an index card (make a hole for the needle) over them.

Be sure to use a darning or free motion foot and have the presser foot down when stitching.

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Need Manual for Necchi-Alco model#1300


You may call the distributor at 1-800-525-9987 to see if they have this manual and how much it will be.
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Manual fornecchi-alco sewing machine model 301


I have an ALCO 2200. Luckily I have the manual. If some one need the manual, I can photocopy and send it to you, if you do not mind paying the postage. :)

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