i took the advice of a lady on the web, sorry, but it worked. used some heavy stablizer , put the material with the seam on top, use about 3 piece on top of this , then covered this with some more stablizer about 3 pieces used my rubber mallet pounded all over where the seam was in a line . it smoothed it out , used a jeans needle and slowed machine , only in the place where it sewed over the design, it worked!!! don;t over pound it , better try this on a scrap piece , thank you cuties for all advice you give me , doris
i don't meam to sew over all that stabilizer, take off first, just sew the design and the piece of material with stablizer. doris
I would use a larger size needle, 100 even, or a denim needle size 100 if you have one, and yes slow your machine as much as you can.
If it is too thick to hoop, it probably doesn't need stabiliser OR
you could hoop light weight stabiliser and pin or tape the fabric to that.
My choice would be no stabiliser.
Good luck and please do share the outcome with us as it all goes to help other Cuties.
Hugs n roses, Meganne
Well, not sure why you would not want to stitch it out on your six needle machine...it should have no problem stitching the fabrics and seams at all...good luck and let us know how it goes...
have not tried a design that big yet, i'm working on it , thanks , doris
Doris, maybe for a stress free sew-out I would stitch the rose onto hooped polymesh with a piece of muslin on top, and make it an applique or badge, whatever you want to call it. Cut it out, fuse it on the dress with SteamASeam or Stitch Witchery and stitch it down with your regular sewing machine. Your Esante should have the instructions on making a badge or applique (I don't know how it's described in the manual).
So glad you beat that 6 needle monster into compliance! and that you're doing so well with your health.
That would be the way I would try to solve the problem as well.
thanks cuties, doris