[Sewing] Sewing Digest, Vol 9, Issue 4

CTam tam.ctam at gmail.com
Thu Aug 12 16:57:53 PDT 2010


FYI - I have to go back to get the part tomorrow. I'll keep you posted. 

Cheers, CTam


On Aug 12, 2010, at 12:00 PM, sewing-request at lists.noisebridge.net wrote:

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> Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2010 10:06:28 -0700
> From: Rachel McConnell <rachel at xtreme.com>
> Subject: [Sewing] Juki straight stitch problem
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> This is actually a new one to me. At some point recently the throat  
> plate on this machine got bent such that the bit with the needle hole  
> was 2-3 mm lower than the surface. It was also pitted badly as with  
> many hits with a heavy needle. This caused uneven stitching and  
> frequent broken threads. Meredith was able to return it almost flat  
> with a vise but we could do nothing about the pits.
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> Cynthia will be buying a new throat plate sometime today but needs to  
> take the old one as a model, so for a time the machine will be  
> unusable. Installation is just a couple screws so if Apparel City has  
> the part in stock it should be available again tonight.
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> -Rachel
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> Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2010 10:15:20 -0700
> From: Rachel Lyra Hospodar <rachel at fernworks.net>
> Subject: Re: [Sewing] Juki straight stitch problem
> To: Rachel McConnell <rachel at xtreme.com>
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> this happens pretty frequently on my juki at home. i usually try to keep 
> a couple throat plates around.  they are only a few bucks and it's 
> really frustrating when you are trying to do something delicate and the 
> throat plate looks like the strike plate for an anvil.
> 
> R.
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> Rachel McConnell wrote:
>> This is actually a new one to me. At some point recently the throat  
>> plate on this machine got bent such that the bit with the needle hole  
>> was 2-3 mm lower than the surface. It was also pitted badly as with  
>> many hits with a heavy needle. This caused uneven stitching and  
>> frequent broken threads. Meredith was able to return it almost flat  
>> with a vise but we could do nothing about the pits.
>> 
>> Cynthia will be buying a new throat plate sometime today but needs to  
>> take the old one as a model, so for a time the machine will be  
>> unusable. Installation is just a couple screws so if Apparel City has  
>> the part in stock it should be available again tonight.
>> 
>> -Rachel
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