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Kenmore 15343 Thanks for answering my previous question.You wrote that this machine cannot handle multiple layers of thick and thin fabric.How many layers can it stitch comfortably?I want to do Home decor and stitch stuff for myself.is it good for that?

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  • msengupta Nov 11, 2008

    Thanks a ton. Thats just what I was looking for!

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No problem :) I have been using this machine to make all sorts of things. The thick and thin layers issue is mainly in just having too much. I have been trying to design my own re-usable moon pads, and there are many layers to that, and depending on what fabric you are using (I have been using a combo of fleece, felt, waterproof layering and more fleece), but it handles it just fine as long as I adjust the settings to take on that thickness, and don't run the stitching at full speed. I have made some curtains, pillows, blankets, patchwork purses, etc......and I have been so happy with it. There is enough variety of stitches to keep preoccupied with for some time, and it comes with an overlock foot and stitch which is really nice, since I don't have a serger, but can still get that "serged look".
Not to mention that being a belly dancer, learning to sew and make my own costuming is just priceless. In my humble opinion, couldn't be happier with it and it's great for all around.
Have a great night!
Natalyn

Posted on Nov 11, 2008

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