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Janome Coverpro Hem Guide Type 2 -Need Help Using
juniev
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Date: 6/7/13 4:13 AM

Any tips for successfully using the Hem Guide Type 2? i have had no success in getting the sliding guide to slide over (on top of) the hem to hold it in place. When I slide the guide to the right it doesn't go over the hem, but instead pushes the hem to the right. The demo video makes it look so easy! Am I missing a step in set up perhaps?

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Date: 6/7/13 9:58 AM

When I bought my Janome Coverpro I added this hem guide and never got it to work. I fold and press hems and use some double sided fusible tape to hold the hem in place.

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J H
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Date: 6/8/13 10:13 AM

I usually lift up the tip of the sliding guide to help it over the edge of the fabric. after that it works fine. At least it does for me

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Date: 6/9/13 0:16 AM

I do the same as J H does.

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Date: 6/11/13 1:39 PM

Hi Nancy, JH and Kevin...thank you for your tips. I'm relieved to hear that I'm not the only one experiencing having to lift the sliding guide up.

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