Seat sewing machine advice needed!

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Re: Seat sewing machine advice needed!

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Hi Richard, has your wife been experimenting with needles such as the denim or leather types at all? There is also the tricks of putting news paper under difficult materials (it can be torn off afterwards) or turning it upside down. Try also experimenting with the presser foot pressure. I think an industrial machine was a bit overkill and its not like the feed dogs are any different, unless you are after the walking foot type. The motor is on all the time and the pedal operates the clutch, bit like a car. Ideal if you are at it all day but not needed for a few meters run. If the plastic machine is not stuck on the first hole then it's probably up to the job, you just need to find the best method to sew through spongy foam. Good luck.

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I've got and replied to your message, but not sure if it sent. Also sent you an email.
I'm still interested.

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Got the message Tony, I'll keep an eye on that machine and see if it's going for a reasonable price...
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