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    Video DIY 101 The Do it Yourselfer's arsenal

    Ok... I am giving this a try. If it works, then I may add some others.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9L7k0Zq5Lrw

    Last edited by angrysparrow; 12-30-2008 at 14:22. Reason: embedded video
    I may be slow... But I sure am gimpy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rigidpsycho View Post
    I clicked on your link and it's not working. Says video unavailable.
    Works fine. No worries.
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    thanks angrysparrow.
    I may be slow... But I sure am gimpy.

    "Bless you child, when you set out to thread a needle don't hold the thread still and fetch the needle up to it; hold the needle still and poke the thread at it; that's the way a woman most always does, but a man always does t'other way."
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    And to think, all this time I've just been using one pair of scissors.
    Thanks for sharing that Ramblinrev.
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    that's good sewing information to know. I've not really worried much about thread tension even when I know it must be off. I should...

    Grizz

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    That was a good start. I guess the next one to follow would be how to adjust the tension on your machine? What to look out for, etc.?

    Good job!


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    Quote Originally Posted by NCPatrick View Post
    That was a good start. I guess the next one to follow would be how to adjust the tension on your machine? What to look out for, etc.?

    Good job!
    Actually each model of machine has it's own way of adjusting tension. That's covered in the manuals. The next one is uploading ( and has been for a bout two hours) It attempts to demonstrate different seams and hems. Hopefully it will be done uploading soon.
    I may be slow... But I sure am gimpy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ramblinrev View Post
    Actually each model of machine has it's own way of adjusting tension. That's covered in the manuals.
    What? You mean these machines are supposed to come with manuals?

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    Quote Originally Posted by NCPatrick View Post
    What? You mean these machines are supposed to come with manuals?
    And as men we should READ them!?!?!?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Iafte View Post
    And as men we should READ them!?!?!?
    Read them? never... that's why they have pictures!
    I may be slow... But I sure am gimpy.

    "Bless you child, when you set out to thread a needle don't hold the thread still and fetch the needle up to it; hold the needle still and poke the thread at it; that's the way a woman most always does, but a man always does t'other way."
    Mrs. Loftus to Huck Finn

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