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Amy Alan

Sew Ready: Machine Basics

with Amy Alan
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  1. Ruth Allen
    Ruth Allen

    Amy Alan, you are a great teacher and your manner of explaining things thoroughly and in an uncomplicated way is just the perfect vehicle for learning. Thank you Craftsy for a great class.

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  2. Mary Doyon
    Mary Doyon

    I am new to crafts. How do I save certain classes so I can go back to 2atch the others. I don’t see a history list and had to go back through all the classes to find you again….glad I did.

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  3. sbabin111@gmail.com
    sbabin111@gmail.com

    I sometimes get skipped stitches. I did fix it but I’m not sure what I did to fix it as I changed my needle size, changed the bobbin thread as it was not the same as my sewing thread, rethreaded the top and bobbin thread all at the same time. After watching this class, I am thinking that it was more likely caused by the bobbin thread being different than the top thread. ???

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    • Alena
      Alena

      Most probably it was the needle that helped. Having different threads up and bottom is not a problem for most modern machines. But if the thread does not go through the needle correctly (ie too small eye or groove), the loop that’s created when the needle is on its way back up from under the fabric is not big enough so the hook of the race cannot “grab” it to form a stitch. Remember, it’s all happening very fast when sewing within very tiny space so if you miss a thread tension or use a wrong needle your stitches might not form properly. On YT is a really good webinar about needles with Sylvain Bergeron – a Bernina engineer. He explains it very well and in detail how the stitch is formed and what different needles do, his information is applicable to any brand of sewing machines.

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