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Babylock Essante 4 Replies

Hello, I"m new to Sew what's new just this week :)  I was recently gifted a Babylock Essante by my dear darling husband !  I nearly dropped to the floor when he went with me to pick up my other…Continue

Started by Kip. Last reply by patricia bennett Apr 23, 2014.

Brother/Babylock workbooks question

From Mary Anderson "Apparently the Brother Quattro 6000 does not have a workbook which is very frustrating for users.  Does anyone know if…Continue

Tags: Elageo, machine, sewing, Babylock, workbook

Started by Susan Feb 5, 2011.

Hi, I'm new to the group 5 Replies

I have owned a Babylock Ellageo for a little over a year and LOVE it. I have made many projects; one thing I want to try soon is freestanding lace (when I get the time).

Tags: lace, freestanding, Ellageo, Babylock

Started by Carrie Uhrig. Last reply by Karen Tyler May 29, 2010.

BL Ellageo ESG3 - How to move the feed dogs

I'm trying to turn off (?) the feed dogs to sew knits on my BL Ellageo ESG3.I find that the switch is near the presser feet and is hidden by the removable partwhere some accessories are kept. But…Continue

Started by camomma May 28, 2010.

Question - Baby Lock Grace Sewing Machine BL40A 10 Replies

I just purchased this machine - BL Grace A-line Series (BL40A) but it is on back order so I won't actually receive it for a few weeks. However I can not find a single review on this machine. I have…Continue

Tags: Grace, BL40A

Started by Edris. Last reply by Judy May 26, 2010.

Quilters Choice? 3 Replies

Does anyone have the Baby Lock Quilters Choice machine? I need a new machine and this one sounds great. Everything I've read about BL in general is very good. thanks. Rita

Started by Rita Wielatz. Last reply by Rita Wielatz Oct 29, 2009.

How to use the Sulky threads successfully? 2 Replies

Cheri McNealy sent this question in:"Can anyone tell me how to use the Sulky threads successfully - without breakage? I've…Continue

Tags: needle, stitch, tension, quest, breakage

Started by Susan. Last reply by sue in ne Aug 29, 2009.

My new Baby Lock Ellegante stitches out an old Garfield pattern. 2 Replies

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Tags: Ellegante, lock, baby

Started by Susan. Last reply by Gracie Aug 4, 2009.

babylock embellisher 1 Reply

Does anyone have a babylock embellisher. What have you used it for?

Started by Joyce Carter. Last reply by sue in ne May 29, 2009.

Babylock Ellure demonstration

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Tags: Ellure, lock, baby

Started by Susan May 16, 2009.

Babylock Ellisimo Demo

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Tags: Ellisimo, lock, baby

Started by Susan May 16, 2009.

Ellisimo Opening

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Tags: Ellisimo, lock, baby

Started by Susan May 16, 2009.

Baby Lock Ellisimo - Part 3

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Tags: Ellisimo, lock, baby

Started by Susan May 16, 2009.

Baby Lock Ellisimo - Part 2

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Tags: Ellisimo, lock, baby

Started by Susan May 16, 2009.

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Comment by donna on May 16, 2009 at 11:00am
I have the Ellegante, and love how easy a babylock is to use.
Really impressed with the Ellisimo, so much extra features.
I would love to update, but haveto wait awhile before I do.

Donna
Comment by Cathy Nelson on May 16, 2009 at 2:45pm
Have the Ellegante, just bought it, learning to use it, need some classes. :) It sews like a dream. I'm having some problem with monogramming I will have to take a class to learn the tricks of the trade.
Cathy
Comment by donna on May 16, 2009 at 7:13pm
Cathy,
I can't help you with monogramming, classes will help.
Babylock has there workbooks, the manuals for the machines are pretty good.
But the workbooks go more into details, they usually have them boxed up and wrapped. But maybe your dealer will open it up so you can see the information.
they are also on sale for 25% off this months 5/31.
Here they sale for $79.99
You might want to check into the workbooks, I have one and use all the time.
They have another for all there accessories that are nice.
Hope you enjoy your Ellegante, I really like mine.
So easy to get caught up in the new TOL.
Donna
Comment by Cathy Nelson on May 17, 2009 at 12:07pm
Thanks Donna, I look into the workbooks.
Comment by donna on May 18, 2009 at 12:26pm
Cathy,

There worth it, have all the settings to set up, the stitch width/length.
Shows you how to sew with the presser foot etc, the accessor book is also good. Both are a good team. I wouldn't be with out mine.
BL this months are on sale. Make sure you get on the BL news letter, they send out notices. Now they have the circular foot thats out. I think the price I hear is $75.00 most of there feet are under $40.00
I have a Bernina, they are expensive. I wait until there's a sale.

I will be happy to help you out any time, just let me know.

Donna
Comment by Cathy Nelson on May 18, 2009 at 6:47pm
Thanks for the BL info, I'll sign up for their new letter tonight. I also have a Bernina, (from 1980's). It is still going strong and I like it but yes you are right their feet and other stuff is expensive. Before I bought my BL Ellegante I looked at the Bernina but didn't think it was as user friendly and the software was much more expensive.
I have been free-style quilting all day today and just love my machine. It makes me happy. :)
Cathy
Comment by donna on May 18, 2009 at 9:48pm
cathy,
I have a Bernina 730, find the BL is so much easier for emb especially for centering. I'm making a baby quilt, and having so much fun doing all the emb in each squares. This is my 2nd quilt.
Donna
Comment by sue in ne on May 23, 2009 at 8:14pm
Hi, Am leartning my qay arounf here. Have a BL Ellure Plus, , Wave Serger, CoverLock, and Needle Felter ( Over the last 7 years). My favorite store helped with my other machines and sold BL and other brands. Love these machines!! Am just an intermediate sewer but am getting better. Do all kinds of sewing, but am hesitant with embroidery.(BAD experience with another brand and store)
Comment by donna on May 23, 2009 at 10:41pm
Don't let the bad experience of embroidery stop you! Once you get started you will love the embroidery process.
Once you do, there are always fun classes you can learn with your emb machine.
Donna
Comment by Jane Doe on May 24, 2009 at 11:06pm
Hi
I have a BabyLock Evolve which I absolutely LOVE!
Jane

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