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Foot Controller--- Stopper (Tip/Technique)
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Posted on: 2/21/05 0:52 AM
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This is for the sewing/serger foot controller that keeps slipping away. I showed my DH the ones I could order. He said just use a piece of adhesive sandpaper on the back of the foot controller, and it shouldn't slide. I traced the bottom of the foot controller, curved the corners, peeled the adhesive, and stuck it on the back of the presser feet. Then, I tried it, lo and behold, it works! Thanks to my DH woodworker.
Sorry, I edited from "presser foot" to "foot controller", is what the machine manual calls it.I was sewing, and added this tip quickly..
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Stitchology said...
What kind of floors does this work with? I don't think it would be good for wood floors.
2/21/05 6:37 AM
SewTwin said...
StitchMD, No, this would be on carpet, or a rug; but it is not rough enough to damage it. Miine are working great now, wish I had done it sooner!
2/22/05 2:19 PM
Crystal said...
Thanks for the this tip, I have wood floors and use an old mouse pad to keep the foot pedal from moving all around. I'll remember this if I ever get carpeting in my sewing room.
2/23/05 4:50 AM
Crystal said...
Thanks for this tip, I have wood floors and use an old mouse pad to keep the foot pedal from moving all around. I'll remember this if I ever get carpeting in my sewing room.
2/23/05 4:51 AM
Crystal said...
Sorry for the typos and double post. I'm not sure how to delete it. :)
2/23/05 4:53 AM

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