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Help needed: Bernina free-arm embroidery unit
using free-arm embroidery unit for a finished tote
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Date: 9/18/13 1:14 PM

It says on the Bernina site that my free-arm embroidery unit can be used to embroider a bag without undoing the seams. Can anybody tell me how or give a link to a you tube or video on how this can be done on this unit? I can't for the life of me figure out the "geometry" of how embroidering with a free-arm can help with hooping /embroidering my tote bag!

Thanks! It is driving me crazy!
Carol

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Date: 9/19/13 7:59 AM

Free arm embroidery

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Date: 9/19/13 7:35 PM

It still looks like the bottom seam has to be open to do this.

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Date: 9/20/13 0:42 AM

Slip the open (top) of the bag over the free arm, and rotate the embroidery design.

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Date: 9/20/13 11:18 AM

I've got that attachment - it's great! Just did some sweatshirts using it.

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Date: 9/20/13 7:51 PM

I finally went to the dealer who also saw the Bernina Accessories book. The folks there all tried to figure it out. Result: the book is wrong. Yup, you can only do open ended stuff ie 'tubes". Good. I am not crazy!LOL
Carol

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