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I am sewing on thick fabric and the machine gives me a message to put the presser foot in the sewing position. It is in the sewing position, so how do i get the message across to the machine that the fabric is just thick?

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Could be 2 things
A presser foot spring that is gummed up or a bad/durty/out if adjustment/ sensor.

Posted on Apr 04, 2011

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