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Babylock Enlighten Rolled hem help Please!
Everinvain
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Date: 3/5/13 1:10 AM

I'm trying to make my BL Enlighten do a rolled hem on quilters weight cotton. I have the settings correct but my results are very wide, like almost a 1/4 inch wide! I have successfully serged rolled hems before, what am I doing wrong this time? Any insight?

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Date: 3/5/13 1:39 AM

I assume that you verified that you are using the needle in the right hand location? and the stitch width?
Is your knife up or down?

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Date: 3/5/13 2:06 AM

Needle is only in the right hand, knife is engaged. The needle position was the first thing I thought of, butI have it right.

Everinvain
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Date: 3/5/13 2:09 AM

Here are my settings - needle right hand position
- width 3.0
-length 1.0
Stitch selector D
Wave Selector Overlock
differential is on N

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Date: 3/5/13 12:44 PM

The fabric maybe too stiff to roll.

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Date: 3/6/13 0:13 AM

Make sure your stitch LENGTH selection is in the "Rolled Hem" numbers (I believe they have grey around them) and not the standard stitch length selection.

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Date: 3/8/13 1:04 AM

Yes!! That totally fixed me! Thank you!

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