Monday, 25 June 2012

Another day another colour

This morning I have been quilting another sample/inspiration piece for the mixed media class.

I am having some issues with the thread tension again and have changed my needle (using size 90/14 which should be big enough), cleaned the bobbin area, adjusted the top thread tension and tried 5 different threads. No luck. In fact it got worse after removing the lint. Any ideas what I should do??

6 comments:

  1. I am not an expert, by any means, on needle sizes but when I had problems on my Cherish piece last year (because of the layers of painted fabric) I found a Jeans needle did the trick.

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  2. No clue, but I love the rough nature of this piece. xox

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  3. When I saw this on the reader I thought you were making cookies! Still it is very yummy!
    The only thing I can think of is your needle seated correctly. Mine has to have the groove right in the front. That might be something to check.
    Hugs!

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  4. And you did of course rethread your machine :o)

    I'd also try the Jeans needle.

    It is a beautiful piece. Hope it works out.

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  5. What machine do you use? Quilting issues are such a pain ! Jeans needles are always a good idea, I think. Maybe just a little touch of oil in the bobbin area? Can you adjust the foot pressure? I can on my Janome, and it does make a difference!

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  6. Dette så riktig spennende og flott ut.Får slike problemer innimellom jeg også, og noen ganger løser det seg med å tre hele greia om igjen samt slå av og på maskina. Håper du fikk det til.. ;o)

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