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Date: 9/26/13 12:25 PM

This thing fell out while I was sewing along and I can't figure out where to put it back in. Can anyone check to see where this might go? I at first thought it was the presser foot screw, but this machine has a clamp.

I'm a bit leery of continuing to sew without it.

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Date: 9/26/13 12:39 PM

Looks like the screw that goes in at the back of the presser foot. Mine fall out now and then, too. It's to hold the guide bar.

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Date: 9/26/13 12:43 PM

Photo showing foot 1C...screw is visible in back of the foot.

Foot

Hoping that's what yours is!

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Date: 9/26/13 1:36 PM

These screws do seem to fall out. I have several feet that I just removed them, and put in a little compartment with my feet. If I want to use the guide with that foot, I will put it back only while using the guide. Keeps my frustration level down.

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Date: 9/26/13 1:48 PM

It's just to hold the guide bar in if you use it. It's right on the back of the foot. Not necessary to sew with unless you're using that.

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Date: 9/26/13 1:54 PM

Thanks you guys! (That's embarrassing!)

I think I will leave it out too. I can just see a dog swallowing it or something if I don't grab it fast enough.

Kelly

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Date: 9/26/13 2:19 PM

My parrot will do that too if I don't watch out!

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So many projects, not enough time
At my house in VA:
Bernina 1010, Activa 220, B580, B780
Singer 201-2, 221, Bernina Serger 1300MDC, BL Enlighten, BL Sashiko, BL Cover Stitch, Consew 75T

At my Lake House in PA:
Bernina Artista 165E, Singer 503A. Bernina Serger 1100d

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Date: 9/26/13 2:56 PM

HAHA! I didn't mention the parrots, but yes. I have an African Grey who will try to eat anything.

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