Wednesday, 3 June 2015

Practice, Practice, Practice on the Sweet 16

I've decided to try and spend half an hour a day on my new sweet 16, as I know that any teething troubles I've had (and there have been plenty!) are down to me rather than the machine. I think I've sorted out the thread breaking and tension issues now (thanks to Rhonda Bracey's At Random blog..) and am almost ready to work on a real quilt, but first I want to get completely comfortable with the machine. Here are my first practice pieces - ruler work and some feathers. 





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  1. They are pretty fancy for practice pieces!

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    1. Well, you never know how they will turn out till you get stuck in. Luckily these worked out nicely but the tension was a problem so I wouldn't want to have gone straight onto something special....

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