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Bernina artista 200, the feed dogs are in the down position for hooped embroidery, i want to do some sewing and cannot find the control to raise the feed dogs. HELP PLEASE!!!!

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Hello
Please refer to page 21 of manual which can be downloaded for free from this link https://www.bernina.com/en-US/SupportData/BERNINA-Nah-und-Stickmaschinen/artista/Manuals/030794-71-04_0401_a200_EN_
The button controlling feed dog position in on the handwheel side of the machine.

Happy Stitching
Sewingirl/

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Bernina artista 200, how do i control the feed dogs?


Not sure what you are asking. The stitch length will determine how far the feed dogs travel (thus pulling the fabric) to create each stitch. There is also the foot (or knee) control that determines the speed that the machine runs.

The page 21 of the manual has that information:

https://www.bernina.com/en-US/Support-US/Machines/BERNINA-artista/BERNINA-artista-200

Apr 18, 2017 | Bernina Sewing Machines

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Need Bernina Artista 200 manual ASAP


You can download a manual from the Bernina web site.

BERNINA Support Machine and Accessories Finders and Software Support...

Then go to "Search Support Info for Bernina Models"

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Jul 13, 2016 | Bernina Sewing Machines

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Why doesn't it recognize that an embroidery hoop is attached?


Perhaps this will help:

My Embroidery Haven View topic Bernina 180

Bernina artista hoop not recognized

You can also try contacting the Support group at Bernina.com or your local Bernina dealer

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Feb 24, 2016 | Bernina Artista 180

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How to bring sewing foot holder to embroidery position


Hi, I hope this helps. If it doesn't post again.
"Check:
Place the sewing foot under the sewing foot
holder so that the pins of the foot snap into
the sewing foot holder when the presser foot
lifter is lowered.
Please check that the sewing foot is properly
engaged by raising the presser foot lifter
."

Question: Are you using top feed? If so:
"For all sewing jobs with the top feed, only use sewing feet with Cutout at the back (OA, 1A, 3, 4)."

Embroidery foot Part No.: 98-694-840-00 will not work with top feed.

Also, except for eyelets, the darning foot can be used for embroidery.

I'm not sure what you're trying to do :) darn or embroider :); I'm not sure what mode you're working in either; embroidery mode?

Darning with straight stitch
Program 00
Fit darning foot No. 6.
Set the needle at its highest position by turning
the handwheel, and push the pin of the darning
foot fully into the hole of the sewing foot holder
slightly pressing the darning foot between thumb
and forefinger. When doing this, the guide fork
should place itself around the presser bar and the
wire must be behind the fixing screw.
Darning position:
Lower the presser foot lifter pressing it lightly to
the rear until it snaps into the darning position.
Important Only in this position you have the
optimum thread tension for darning.

• Place the darning work in the darning hoop.
• Lower the feed dog.
• Pull up the bobbin thread and hold the threads
when you start sewing.
• Now guide the fabric back and forth evenly;
the length of the darn will be set by the size of
the hole. As you are determining the stitch
length yourself while sewing with the feed dog
lowered, you should sew at an even speed.
When you have reached the width of the dam
aged area, darn over the damaged area again
from right to left.
This guarantees a durable darn.
TIP: The faster you sew, the easier and more even
the darning will be. It you are moving the workpiece
too slowly, small knots will appear on the
wrong side of the fabric."

Whether working with terry-cloth or woven fabric,
with the help of the darning foot and the pro
gram 02 you can embroider initials of your own
design

Drop the feed dog and insert the darning foot.
Put the machine into the darning position.

Spread the fabric in an embroidery hoop and
embroider in accordance with program 02.

Lower feed dog
If the feed dog is not lowered for embroidering, the
machine does not embroider when the foot pedal
is pressed and the message appea rs:
Lower feed dog

ok?
The feed dog must be lowered in embroidery
mode.

Jun 20, 2015 | PfaFF Creative 7570

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Bernina artista hoop not recognized


Calibrate the embroidery hoop


Note
The embroidery hoop can only be calibrated with the oval hoop.. You'll find the instructions for each machine in the relevant user manual.

Aug 15, 2012 | Bernina Artista 180

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Machine says that I don't have an embroidery hoop attached, but I do.


First turn off and disconnect embroidery unit and hoop from the machine. Plug machine back in and connect the embroidery unit only and turn the machine on. Reattach the hoop and test to make sure it's secure. Your hoop might not have been attached snuggly enough or you might need to put on the small hoop.

Dec 22, 2009 | Bernina Artista 180

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Feed dog won't come back up after embroidery is done and ready to sew normal. How to fix it?


You must slide the feed dog up/down switch over (consult your manual).

If you slide the switch over, the feed dogs will not come up. It is only when the machine makes a full rotation that the mechanism engages and the feed dogs return to the sewing position.

If the feed dogs will still not raise, then you will need to take it to your dealer.

Jul 10, 2009 | Husqvarna Rose

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