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Coverstitch for Pfaff 4852
Does it get quicker?
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Date: 4/22/12 11:13 PM

Tonight I experimented with using the coverstitch for my 4852. Altho I've had the machine for a couple of years, never had before used this feature. It makes a nice topstitch, that is for sure. But....does it get any quicker for setting up this feature? It must have taken me 30 min + to change over the settings. Tell me it WILL become second nature!!
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In reply to ETLyn

Date: 4/23/12 2:25 AM

It will become second nature if you use it enough. I have a 4872 and unless I use it a lot I have to look at the directions. As you do it more you glance at the setup and immediately recall what to do. I would rather double check the directions and not mess anything up.
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Date: 5/5/12 8:55 AM

Yes, it gets easier. When changing your machine over from serging to cover stitch, refer to book and always do all steps in the same order. Change needles, adjust cutting width, move stitch finger, change regular serger piece for table, thread chain looper & disengage top looper, close door, thread needles, set tension and do a sew test. Adjust stitch lenght & differential feed based on fabric. Buy a second serger for regular seams

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Janome10001, Babylock ESG3, Brother ULT 2001, White 634D serger, Pfaff 1472, Singer featherweight, Singer 14T957Dc, Bernina FunLock 009DCC coverlock, Brother PQ1500S, Janome CP900.

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In reply to ETLyn

Date: 5/5/12 1:02 PM

I have the same serger and yes, it will get easier but... you will get tired of switching back and forth. So then you get a Babylock Coverstitch machine to set next to it. That's what I did!






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"I hate housework! You make the beds, you do the dishes--and six months later you have to start all over again!"

Pfaff 2170, Pfaff 7570, Pfaff 4852, Babylock Coverstitch, Bernina 1090, Bernina 1020, Gammill Quilting machine

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In reply to PegL

Date: 5/6/12 11:04 AM

"I hate housework! You make the beds, you do the dishes--and six months later you have to start all over again!"

Thanks for a great laugh! It's a good thing I just put the coffee maker on.

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Janome10001, Babylock ESG3, Brother ULT 2001, White 634D serger, Pfaff 1472, Singer featherweight, Singer 14T957Dc, Bernina FunLock 009DCC coverlock, Brother PQ1500S, Janome CP900.

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