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14 May

I have a really BAD habit of walking away from my machine to go do other things.

HERE is why I really shouldn’t do that.


Yup…my machine “ate” my project! I was making lace, but when I came back to it, I found half of it eaten, and my needle broken.

Fun, fun.

Now I’ll have to take the bottom plate off, and dig out all the threads….

Next time, I’ll sit and babysit it.


Ready to start again!


I just cut out the mangled part, and since this is water soluable stabilizer, I just cut a piece of scrap stabilizer and “glued” it on with water, to cover the hole.

Ready, set……SEW!


Geez…’s gonna be ONE OF THOSE DAYS!

What is going on here? You can see there is another outline of a flower …which should not be there!


Ok, so this is what has happened. Because of the original mishap, my machine got “Off Track”, meaning the arm, the design, the computer–all got a little confused as to what it is supposed to be doing. The way to fix this is to turn off the machine, then turn it back on. This resets it, and everything should work properly.   SHOULD.

So, we’ll see….