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I just got my machine and when embroidering the sample flower it quite 1/2 done.

It told me to switch hoops and then said I had to cancel the previous transmition to continue. Can anyone tell me how to cancel a transmition?

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Re: I just got my machine and when embroidering the...

There is a really tricky order that you have to turn on, connect parts etc. It is on the futura support site in FAQ's.

Posted on Aug 29, 2007

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Left click on design picture and click to select, then hit delete key. I know there is another way, too, but I can't get my program to load so can't get into it to do the steps. Also go to file and close out design.

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Re: I just got my machine and when embroidering the...

Update your software. Go to Futura support site (

Posted on Jun 23, 2007

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You have to turn off the machine and close out the program

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My Designer I embroidery does not match up, ie: the stem is stitched and the flower or leaves are not embroidered to appear as attached to the stem.

How far off are they? If they are way off, you have a problem with the embroidery arm either it is bumping on something as it sews out, or needs repairs. If they are only a little off, it is a hooping and/or stabilizing problem. Go to Embroidery Library, Designs in Machine Embroidery or the Floriani websites and check out their tutorials.

Dec 10, 2010 | Husqvarna Designer I

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I have a designer 1. recently when i go to embroider, it starts fine then just goes hay wire and put teh embroider all over the place- not like the pattern. Sound to me like the emb. unit? thanks kathy

Hi Kathy, I'm sorry your Designer 1 is not feeling well.8*( It sounds like to me you need to get your embroidery unit re-calibrated by your local technician. When was the last time you had your machine serviced? Are the designs you are trying to embroider stock designs or your own designs? Have you tried resetting your machine by turning it off and back on again and let the machine calibrate again? (Take the hoop off before you do this and put it back on after you have selected your design) and try it again. Also how old is your machine? They had a recall on Des 1 purchased between 1999-2004 for a power supply problem. The serial # and recall info is on the Viking website at- Also do you have enough clearance around your machine where the hoop is not hitting anything while it's embroidering that will throw it of big time! Hope something here helps you! If I can help you further you can also email me at- Happy Sewing!! Kathy ( from 1 Kathy to another)

Nov 02, 2010 | Husqvarna Designer I

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Can a memory craft 9000 embroidery machine embroider hats?

I have seen some clever ways on you- tube to make unusual shapes fit into the hoop, using clips etc. You can also buy sticky stabliser so the hoop holds the items without it being in the hoop. I'm sure you can also get devices to help you embroider hats, but i'm not sure they will fit the 9000. try an internet search for more information and possible devices

Sep 05, 2010 | Janome Memory Craft 9000 Computerized...

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My futura ce200 is driving me insane because i have the small hoop selected on the computer but the machine thinks that the large hoop is selected. How do i fix it??

Before attaching small hoop, turn on power switch to
move the carriage to embroidering standby position, and
turn off power switch.

check troubleshooting in manual

user manual link

hope this helps and you get it working soon =)

Feb 05, 2010 | Singer CE-200 Quantum Futura Computerized...

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Do I need the embroidery hoop? does it connect to the thing in the back of the machine and moves areouns?

  1. What do I need to get started at free machine embroidery?
    • A zigzag sewing machine with a drop-feed control. (In other words, you have to be able to lower the feed dogs so they don't try to feed the fabric.) It's nice if you can vary the width of your zigzag stitches too.
    • An embroidery foot or needle with embroidery spring. An embroidery foot helps by holding the fabric down against the throat plate while nevertheless being minimal - it lets you see what you're doing because it has very little surface area. You can alternatively get a needle that has a kind of spring built into it, and the spring holds the fabric in place. These can be nice in that they're even more minimal than an embroidery foot, but they're also relatively expensive and if it breaks you have to replace the whole thing instead of using an ordinary cheap needle with the special embroidery foot. If you use the needle with spring, you don't use a presser foot while you embroider.
    • An embroidery hoop. There are two primary kinds of embroidery hoops on the market. The old-fashioned kind, usually made of wood, has an outer ring and an innter ring. You loosen the outer ring, separate the rings, place the fabric over the inner ring, place the outer ring over the fabric, tighten the outer ring, and pull the fabric tight in the hoop. With the modern type hoop, you squeeze a pair of handles on the inner ring to remove it, place the fabric over the outer ring, place the inner ring (still squeezed) into place and release the handles. The more modern hoop is faster and easier. The old-fashioned hoop provides better tension on the fabric.
    • Stabilizer. This helps prevent puckering and slipping while you're embroidering. There are a variety of types out there. Some are papery and are torn away from the embroidery when you're done. Only use that on the back side of the embroidery, as it's almost impossible to get it all off. Others are also papery and also tear away but are dissolvable in cold water, leaving only a few easy-to-remove fibers in the embroidery. Your authors like this type of stabilizer. There is also a transparent plastic-like stabilizer which dissolves completely in water. Your authors have this but haven't tried it yet, but hear it's very nice. It's expensive though.
    • Fabric... of course. Make sure that your embroidery hoop fits on the piece you're going to embroider on. If the piece is to be small, you may want to embroider before cutting the piece from the fabric.
    • Thread. Contrary to popular belief, you can use ordinary polyester all-purpose thread to embroider, but it can weaken the fabric you're embroidering on. (If you do use polyester, you may want to fuse some interfacing to the back of your embroidery when you're done.) There is plenty of gorgeous 100% rayon embroidery thread available.
    • Thread for the bobbin. This won't be seen on the surface, so you can use anything you want. Trying to find a way to get rid of that day-glo orange thread you can't remember why you bought? Stick it in the bobbin when you embroider. Some embroiderers feel that it's best to use a softer thread (like 100% cotton) in the bobbin so as to reduce the possibility that the bobbin thread will break the embroidery thread, but your authors haven't had a problem with this to date.
  2. How do I prepare the machine and fabric for free machine embroidery? Drop the feed dogs and set the stitch length at zero. (If you can't set the stitch length at zero, don't panic, it's not that important.) Install the fabric in the embroidery hoop (with any stabilizer[s] you intend to use) so that the surface of the fabric is at the *bottom* of the hoop. (Note that if you're used to embroidering or cross stich by hand, this means you're putting the fabric in the hoop backwards.) When you place the hoop on the table such that the fabric surface rests on the table, the right side of the fabric should face up. Install the embroidery foot or special embroidery needle with spring on the sewing machine. If you're using the special needle, remove the presser foot. Place the embroidery hoop in the sewing area. (Some machines can't lift the presser foot enough to admit some hoops - you may have to remove the presser foot temporarily, position the hoop, and then re-install the presser foot if you're using one.) Set the sewing machine for a straight stitch. Reduce the upper tension until stitches interlock below the fabric instead of above or inside it.
  3. How do I lock the thread at the beginning and end of my embroidery so it doesn't begin to unravel? Make several stitches in place to lock the thread.

Nov 13, 2009 | Janome Memory Craft 9000 Computerized...

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Futura 100 Embroidery machine...Need to cancel previous transmit

Had the same problem. Singer rep. solved this mystery in just min. after talking to her.
You can call singer company at 1-800-4SINGER. It will take a long time to get through, but they can talk you thru to resolve this matter. Or just visit and go to F&Q section, #7 question.
Or you can email (that's talk to us @ ...)
They answered my email the same day!
Hope this helps!

Jun 19, 2009 | Singer CE-100 Futura Computerized Sewing...

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How do you use the Plus Hoop on a Husqvarna Viking "Rose" Sewing Machine?

The plus hoop is a multi positional hoop that allows you you to embroider designs up to 4" x 6". It is essential for monogramming and lettering using your Rose. The Rose hooping system is the same as the 1+, the Scandinavia 300 and 400.

The designs you use must be formatted for the plus hoop. That is, the design has already been divided into two or three elements. Each element is an individual design. For instance, say the design is a long stemmed rose. It would probably be divided something like this: design 1: the flower and the top part of the stem, design 2: The middle part of the stem and the leaves, design 3: the bottom part of the stem.

You would hoop up your fabric to be embroidered, attach the hoop to the machine, set the hoop to position 1, select design 1, stitch out design 1, set the hoop to position 2, select design 2, stitch out design 2, set the hoop to position 3, select design 3, stitch out design 3. You should have a complete design when you're done and everything should match up perfectly!

The hoop is divided up into three squares, 4" x 4". Position 1 square overlaps position 2 square and position 2 square overlaps position 3 square. This overlapping allows the designs to stitch out more smoothly.

I hope this helps. Let me know if you have further questions. Carrie

Aug 27, 2008 | Husqvarna Rose

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I recently bought a Singer Futura CE-200. I was using the embroidery function, but had to stop due to threading problems. When I went back to the computer a few days later my computer was shut down. I...

Wow, I finally get to have a solution.
1. Turn the machine off.
2. Remove the hoop.
3. CAREFULLY slide the bar on the embroidery unit to the left.
4. CAREFULLY slide the piece where the hoop attaches toward you.
5. Turn on the sewing machine. The machine should take the unit to "standby" with a click.
6. Attach the hoop with the power on.
7. Exit the Futura software.
8. Restart the software.
This "should" fix the problem, however, you may have to repeat this process more than once to get it to "stick".

Jul 25, 2008 | Singer CE-200 Quantum Futura Computerized...

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It may be faster and easier to contact your local Singer dealer, or Singer HQ in your country........they will want you to have a good experience with their product, even if it was second hand.....if there is a problem with the machine, they may even suss it over the phone for you.

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