Bobbin case care and tension adjustment (video)
March 21, 2017
A clean bobbin case means a happy quilting experience! APQS Education Director Dawn Cavanaugh shows you how to properly clean your bobbin case and adjust tension for a beautiful stitch.
Dawn Cavanaugh is Customer Service & Education Director at APQS.
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