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Re: Reply regarding thread path...to Jim

Patricia Ward
 

VIrginia, I think that it could be a specific thread that is doing this. I had the problem embroidering with my 11000 using a type of thread called Fufu that had been given to me. I had 10 mini cones of it that I soon stopped using because it was the only one to jump out. It seemed more thin and slippery. None of my RA or Isacord does this no matter what direction the hoop moves or what the speed set is.
I know Jim is going to have a comment about the name of that thread! I often wondered about that name myself and had good laugh or two.

Pat

Sent from my iPad

On Jul 20, 2012, at 3:37 PM, "Jim_Stutsman" <jim@...> wrote:

Of course you can always mention it to Janome. They will probably want you to address it with your dealer, because they want the dealer to always be the first point of contact. If you can get your dealer to report it to their technicians, then it will eventually get back to Japan. I'm still troubled by why no one else is having the problem though. The direction of the hoop should not affect the thread coming out of that guide, unless it's not in the guide on the needle clamp.

--- In janome12000@..., Fmjfrazier@... wrote:

It seems that when the hoop moves from side to side it happens more often.
It used to happen all the time with my 11,000SE but not as often with my
12,000. should we mention it to Janome Jim?

Virginia


In a message dated 7/20/2012 3:15:48 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
jsm1144@... writes:
Actually that same thing has happened to my 12000 at home and the 12000
that we have in the store, I don't think it could be a faulty part but more of
a design issue??
--- In _janome12000@... (mailto:janome12000@...) ,
"Jim_Stutsman" <jim@> wrote:

There should never be enough slack in the thread for it to come out of
that area, unless the metal thread guide is bent. Your dealer should be able
to take care of that. I would also recommend that he look at the check
spring to make sure it's working correctly.

--- In _janome12000@... (mailto:janome12000@...)
, fmacashley <no_reply@> wrote:

Neither 8 or 9; When the thread comes from the spool, then down and on
the way to the take up lever there is a mettle arrow shaped (thread guide
plate) and up and around to the take up lever; then down to the lower
thread guide (8) and then to the (9) needle bar thread guide. Well my thread
bounces back into the thread guide plate (5) when I'm sewing/embroidering and
then I sometimes gently put it back where it should remain going down
directly to the lower thread guide, but sometimes the whole machine rattles,
clanks, and bobbin seems to jump, and on and on...
Thanks for the advice. I am sending the machine to my dealer who is
going to look at it again. I am fortunate to have a dealer who is very
helpful and knowledgeable. Thank you.



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Re: Acufil software

Phyllis Moran <flissews@...>
 

Hi Vicki, I am like you and have several different programs, therefore altering patterns is generally no problem.
 
But after all of the replies, I am going to try several things, mainly if I put together the appliqué designs first in another program, I can edit the colour run as I wish then import it on to the stipple quilting in the Acufil software, that way the problem is solved.
Also as I think Jim pointed out, Embird and Buzz will probably catch up and incorporate the JPX format later anyway.
 
Thank you everyone for your advice, after purchasing the machine I am not in a position to also upgrade to the latest Janome software.
I do like the Software companies that allow you to use any format.
 
Phyllis

 

I understand Phyllis.  I wonder if you could send to Horizon & convert to JEF then take to Embird to alter??? Just a thought.  I use several different programs (Buzz Size, Digitizer Jr, Embrilliance, Horizon, Embird & still have Husqvarna 4D Organizer) to alter--mostly because I'm not familiar enough with one to do it all there. But somehow manage to get things done even though I may lose all my hair doing it. I'm still quite ignorant on Janome though hopefully learning more each day.
Vicki Jo

Vicki,

Re: Acufil software

vicki chrobak
 

Sounds like that will work Phyllis. Good luck.

--
Vicki Jo

Hi Vicki, I am like you and have several different programs, therefore altering patterns is generally no problem.
But after all of the replies, I am going to try several things, mainly if I put together the appliqu� designs first in another program, I can edit the colour run as I wish then import it on to the stipple quilting in the Acufil software, that way the problem is solved.
Also as I think Jim pointed out, Embird and Buzz will probably catch up and incorporate the JPX format later anyway.
Thank you everyone for your advice, after purchasing the machine I am not in a position to also upgrade to the latest Janome software.
I do like the Software companies that allow you to use any format.
Phyllis

Re: Reply regarding thread path...to Jim

Anne <csarina43@...>
 

Are you sure you are getting the thread right under when you thread the machine? as you come from the thread reel and under the plate, you need to hold the thread in BOTH handsi eith side of the plate and pull the thread towards you, listen for the 'click' as it goes under the spring........I had a problem with my 12000 when I first had it, then I rememebered I had seen a video about the 7700 which tells you to do exactly this......no more problems. It tells you to do this in the instruction book. The click is very important it means the thread is held under the spring and should not be able to 'jump' out.

Try is and see.

Re: Acufil software

meowmie <meowmie@...>
 

You can still just use JEF and not worry abuot converting to JPX.
 
jen

From: Phyllis Moran
To: janome12000@...
Sent: Saturday, July 21, 2012 12:19 AM
Subject: Re: [janome12000] Re: Acufil software

 
Hi Vicki, I am like you and have several different programs, therefore altering patterns is generally no problem.
 
But after all of the replies, I am going to try several things, mainly if I put together the appliqué designs first in another program, I can edit the colour run as I wish then import it on to the stipple quilting in the Acufil software, that way the problem is solved.
Also as I think Jim pointed out, Embird and Buzz will probably catch up and incorporate the JPX format later anyway.
 
Thank you everyone for your advice, after purchasing the machine I am not in a position to also upgrade to the latest Janome software.
I do like the Software companies that allow you to use any format.
 
Phyllis
 
I understand Phyllis.  I wonder if you could send to Horizon & convert to JEF then take to Embird to alter??? Just a thought.  I use several different programs (Buzz Size, Digitizer Jr, Embrilliance, Horizon, Embird & still have Husqvarna 4D Organizer) to alter--mostly because I'm not familiar enough with one to do it all there. But somehow manage to get things done even though I may lose all my hair doing it. I'm still quite ignorant on Janome though hopefully learning more each day.
Vicki Jo
Vicki,


Re: Reply regarding thread path...to Jim

Virginia
 

Thank you Pat.  I think you may be right.  I agree some threads are always better than others.  We all seem to want to try the less expensive threads but realize it is not more economical in the end when we have our frustrations with it.
 
Thank you again for your feedback.
 
Virginia
 

In a message dated 7/21/2012 1:06:17 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time, ward.pm@... writes:
 

VIrginia, I think that it could be a specific thread that is doing this. I had the problem embroidering with my 11000 using a type of thread called Fufu that had been given to me. I had 10 mini cones of it that I soon stopped using because it was the only one to jump out. It seemed more thin and slippery. None of my RA or Isacord does this no matter what direction the hoop moves or what the speed set is.
I know Jim is going to have a comment about the name of that thread! I often wondered about that name myself and had good laugh or two.

Pat

Sent from my iPad

On Jul 20, 2012, at 3:37 PM, "Jim_Stutsman" <jim@...> wrote:

> Of course you can always mention it to Janome. They will probably want you to address it with your dealer, because they want the dealer to always be the first point of contact. If you can get your dealer to report it to their technicians, then it will eventually get back to Japan. I'm still troubled by why no one else is having the problem though. The direction of the hoop should not affect the thread coming out of that guide, unless it's not in the guide on the needle clamp.
>
> --- In janome12000@..., Fmjfrazier@... wrote:
>>
>> It seems that when the hoop moves from side to side it happens more often.
>> It used to happen all the time with my 11,000SE but not as often with my
>> 12,000. should we mention it to Janome Jim?
>>
>> Virginia
>>
>>
>> In a message dated 7/20/2012 3:15:48 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
>> jsm1144@... writes:
>> Actually that same thing has happened to my 12000 at home and the 12000
>> that we have in the store, I don't think it could be a faulty part but more of
>> a design issue??
>> --- In _janome12000@..._ (mailto:janome12000@...) ,
>> "Jim_Stutsman" wrote:
>>>
>>> There should never be enough slack in the thread for it to come out of
>> that area, unless the metal thread guide is bent. Your dealer should be able
>> to take care of that. I would also recommend that he look at the check
>> spring to make sure it's working correctly.
>>>
>>> --- In _janome12000@..._ (mailto:janome12000@...)
>> , fmacashley wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Neither 8 or 9; When the thread comes from the spool, then down and on
>> the way to the take up lever there is a mettle arrow shaped (thread guide
>> plate) and up and around to the take up lever; then down to the lower
>> thread guide (8) and then to the (9) needle bar thread guide. Well my thread
>> bounces back into the thread guide plate (5) when I'm sewing/embroidering and
>> then I sometimes gently put it back where it should remain going down
>> directly to the lower thread guide, but sometimes the whole machine rattles,
>> clanks, and bobbin seems to jump, and on and on...
>>>> Thanks for the advice. I am sending the machine to my dealer who is
>> going to look at it again. I am fortunate to have a dealer who is very
>> helpful and knowledgeable. Thank you.
>>>>
>>>
>>
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Re: Reply regarding thread path...to Jim

janetpiekarski
 

I wasn't thinking that it was especially a problem because sometimes I've just noticed it in there when rethreading (if I happen to open the door) but now that people are mentioning thread, I have used Fu-Fu (a.k.a. Floriani) and that could have been the thread that does it but I have also used Gunold, Isacord, RA, and Janome randomly and truly this machine seems to pretty much love all threads! It's not something that people would necessarily notice anyway, if the only time you look in that area is when you have a thread break, you'll never see it. There may be lots of people with this "issue" that don't know it.

--- In janome12000@..., "Jim_Stutsman" <jim@...> wrote:

Of course you can always mention it to Janome. They will probably want you to address it with your dealer, because they want the dealer to always be the first point of contact. If you can get your dealer to report it to their technicians, then it will eventually get back to Japan. I'm still troubled by why no one else is having the problem though. The direction of the hoop should not affect the thread coming out of that guide, unless it's not in the guide on the needle clamp.

--- In janome12000@..., Fmjfrazier@ wrote:

It seems that when the hoop moves from side to side it happens more often.
It used to happen all the time with my 11,000SE but not as often with my
12,000. should we mention it to Janome Jim?

Virginia


In a message dated 7/20/2012 3:15:48 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
jsm1144@ writes:
Actually that same thing has happened to my 12000 at home and the 12000
that we have in the store, I don't think it could be a faulty part but more of
a design issue??
--- In _janome12000@... (mailto:janome12000@...) ,
"Jim_Stutsman" <jim@> wrote:

There should never be enough slack in the thread for it to come out of
that area, unless the metal thread guide is bent. Your dealer should be able
to take care of that. I would also recommend that he look at the check
spring to make sure it's working correctly.

--- In _janome12000@... (mailto:janome12000@...)
, fmacashley <no_reply@> wrote:

Neither 8 or 9; When the thread comes from the spool, then down and on
the way to the take up lever there is a mettle arrow shaped (thread guide
plate) and up and around to the take up lever; then down to the lower
thread guide (8) and then to the (9) needle bar thread guide. Well my thread
bounces back into the thread guide plate (5) when I'm sewing/embroidering and
then I sometimes gently put it back where it should remain going down
directly to the lower thread guide, but sometimes the whole machine rattles,
clanks, and bobbin seems to jump, and on and on...
Thanks for the advice. I am sending the machine to my dealer who is
going to look at it again. I am fortunate to have a dealer who is very
helpful and knowledgeable. Thank you.
>

Removing machine lid

vicki chrobak
 

I bought the option 5 spool thread stand and would love except for having to stand up to get to thread. Does anyone know if it is possible to remove the lid?
Vicki Jo

Re: Acufil software

Phyllis Moran <flissews@...>
 


    Yes Jen, I am now thinking that is the best idea.
    As all of the designs from within the Acufil are in JEF, I may as well bring them in to my own software and do all of the assembly from there.
    The problem only arises when the design is saved from the Acufil software, it then only saves in JPX.
    I will stick to JEF.
 
    Phyllis.

----- Original Message -----
 

You can still just use JEF and not worry abuot converting to JPX.
 
jen


Re: Removing machine lid

Patricia Ward
 

Vicki Jo,
I have to stand as well to use a thread stand with the machine; I just consider it my workout for the day!     LOL   Pat


On Sat, Jul 21, 2012 at 3:10 PM, vicki chrobak <tulsajo1@...> wrote:
I bought the option 5 spool thread stand and would love except for
having to stand up to get to thread.  Does anyone know if it is possible
to remove the lid?
Vicki Jo


Re: Removing machine lid

Cheryl Paul
 

Have you tried putting telescope down a bit so that it isn't so high. You might be able to reach your thread that way. However, I do agree with you about the lid being in the way. I was used to it with my MC6000 and then the 10000. I hated not having my "feet" accessible on the 11000 but soon got used to NO lid. Then I got the Horizon 7700 and low and behold, I had foot storage again but a lid that seems to always be in the way and it repeated again in the 12000. I guess there is no pleasing us one way or another, is there? I do love all my Janome machines though. They just sew and sew and do such a good job.

I'm making bridesmaid dresses for my daughter's wedding. Poor girl is sewing her own and serged a nick in her gown just down and over from the bottom of the zipper. I am going to have to solicit some help from a friend or two as to "what to embroider" to cover. The fabric frayed and it is noticeable. So much to do and only 6 days left to do it.

Cheryl - Saskatoon

--- In janome12000@..., vicki chrobak <tulsajo1@...> wrote:

I bought the option 5 spool thread stand and would love except for
having to stand up to get to thread. Does anyone know if it is possible
to remove the lid?
Vicki Jo

Re: Acufil software

stitchnpatch
 

Hi - with the Acufil software can you bring in other jef quilting designs that you have that were not provided with the software? All of the advertising that I have seen for it only says about using the designs provided in the software.

Thanks

Vicki

Re: Acufil software

Virginia
 

Yes you can bring in any JEF design and work with it as long as it fits in the Acufil Hoop.  Also if you have Janome software or another software that recognizes the ACUfil Hoop that will work as well.  Just insert the design in the hoop and proceed as usual.  The Acufil upgrade has a number of  features in it.  It is not like the  one for 11,000.
 
 
virginia

In a message dated 7/22/2012 9:09:41 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time, stitchnpatch@... writes:
 

Hi - with the Acufil software can you bring in other jef quilting designs that you have that were not provided with the software? All of the advertising that I have seen for it only says about using the designs provided in the software.

Thanks

Vicki

Re: Acufil software

Phyllis Moran <flissews@...>
 

Hi Vicki,
 
You can bring in any JEF designs that you have in any other folders.
The completed layout only saves in JPX, But your Janome will read this ok.
 
Phyllis. In Kent.
 

 

Hi - with the Acufil software can you bring in other jef quilting designs that you have that were not provided with the software? All of the advertising that I have seen for it only says about using the designs provided in the software.

Thanks

Vicki

Re: Removing machine lid

Estelle Torpy
 

A little butterfly in matching thread never seems out of place but more like a surprise design element.

Estelle

On Jul 22, 2012, at 8:56 AM, Cheryl wrote:

 



I'm making bridesmaid dresses for my daughter's wedding. Poor girl is sewing her own and serged a nick in her gown just down and over from the bottom of the zipper. I am going to have to solicit some help from a friend or two as to "what to embroider" to cover. The fabric frayed and it is noticeable. So much to do and only 6 days left to do it.

Cheryl - Saskatoon


Re: Removing machine lid

Anne Stoye <annestoye@...>
 

I embroidered some “freestanding” lace flowers to scatter over my niece’s “prom” dress to hide marks made by a friend’s nail varnish.  I used self-coloured thread with a slight sheen.  They gave the dress an extra lease of life and looked pretty but still subtle.  I agree that butterflies would be charming too.  Good luck with the sewing.

 

Anne

Estelle wrote “A little butterfly in matching thread never seems out of place but more like a surprise design element.

Cheryl wrote ”
I'm making bridesmaid dresses for my daughter's wedding. Poor girl is sewing her own and serged a nick in her gown just down and over from the bottom of the zipper. I am going to have to solicit some help from a friend or two as to "what to embroider" to cover. The fabric frayed and it is noticeable. So much to do and only 6 days left to do it.


Design Element on Wedding Gown

Cheryl Paul
 

Thank you, Estelle,

I found a little red work bird built into the 12000. I need to try it on a sample, but I'm sure it will work if not to big. It is one that fits in the free arm hoop. Redwork_4_05. It will sew quickly and I think I'll put a few on. Too bad it is right on the bum - bummer isn't it. I will look for a little butterfly as well as it might be better to find something even smaller.

Cheryl - Saskatoon.

--- In janome12000@..., Estelle Torpy <emtorpy@...> wrote:

A little butterfly in matching thread never seems out of place but more like a surprise design element.

Estelle

On Jul 22, 2012, at 8:56 AM, Cheryl wrote:



I'm making bridesmaid dresses for my daughter's wedding. Poor girl is sewing her own and serged a nick in her gown just down and over from the bottom of the zipper. I am going to have to solicit some help from a friend or two as to "what to embroider" to cover. The fabric frayed and it is noticeable. So much to do and only 6 days left to do it.

Cheryl - Saskatoon

Re: Design Element on Wedding Gown

Estelle Torpy
 

Hi Cheryl,

That sounds like a good solution. Remember you can resize the design in our wonderful machines a little bit which might be all that you need.

It was very sweet of you to reply since you must be up to your eyeballs in wedding stuff. 
Congratulations to you and your daughter. I wish you both a perfect day!

Estelle


On Jul 24, 2012, at 8:16 AM, Cheryl wrote:

 

Thank you, Estelle,

I found a little red work bird built into the 12000. I need to try it on a sample, but I'm sure it will work if not to big. It is one that fits in the free arm hoop. Redwork_4_05. It will sew quickly and I think I'll put a few on. Too bad it is right on the bum - bummer isn't it. I will look for a little butterfly as well as it might be better to find something even smaller.

Cheryl - Saskatoon.

thread stand

dawsewmad
 

Hi, I have added the photos of the thread stand bracket that my Husband made. It is made from 1.6 stainless steel, the top 2 screws are screwed into 4mm nutserts, can supply drawing if need.
Dawn

Clothsetter

tuesdayaft1947 <Tuesdayaft@...>
 

I just bought the 12000 last week and am having separation anxiety about losing my Clothsetter.
What is the best way to get the same spot-on accuracy?