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From: smith972
Date: 04-21-2007, 05:06 PM (1 of 4)
When in embroidery mode how do i move my needle from the far left to the center? My needle keeps hitting the plate and breaking.

I have to get some quilts embroidered today.....I am desperate.

User: smith972
Member since: 09-10-2004
Total posts: 241
From: GreenDragonLady
Date: 04-21-2007, 09:55 PM (2 of 4)
Is it hitting the plate or the foot? Do you have the embroidery foot on? I have the Ellageo but have never had to move the needle (and not sure how even if I needed to move it)
User: GreenDragonLady
Member since: 07-29-2004
Total posts: 495
From: bridesmom
Date: 04-24-2007, 11:45 AM (3 of 4)
Not having this machine, I'm not sure if this helps or not, but do you have the right foot on??
Tickled pink with my Innovis 4000D
User: bridesmom
Member since: 01-21-2004
Total posts: 2026
From: material_pakrat
Date: 04-25-2007, 07:31 PM (4 of 4)
Every time I have had needles hitting plates and breaking it has meant that my machine had a timing problem, and it always goes in for service.

Just my experience, but there may also maybe other reasons.
Cheers, Soph.

I'm happiest when I am sewing!
User: material_pakrat
Member since: 12-13-2006
Total posts: 220
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