Bernina Adjustable Ruler foot #72 

By cruising around our website or store location in Action, MA, you may have noticed that Daley by the yard offers the complete line of Bernina sawing machines. We believe in this product. It offers a certain level of quality, sophistication and value. One of these qualities is the Adjustable ruler #72. This foot allows you to sew along longarm quilting rulers to create decorative quilt designs such as lines, feathers, circles etc. Any commercial Plexiglas longarm quilting rulers with a ¼ inch thickness can be used. The height of the foot's sole makes it possible to quilt along all the edges of these rulers which is of utmost importance especially with circles.


We especially love the 7 series for this technique. With 10" of space to the right of the needle, there is plenty of room to maneuver both your quilt, and the ruler. The hover feature and the FHS knee lift make repositioning yourself and your project easy and comfortable.
With this technique the feed dog is lowered and the fabric with the Plexiglas ruler is guided manually with the base of the foot resting against the edge of the ruler. Due to the adjustment dial the height of the foot can be adjusted to match the fabric thickness individually so that the fabric can be moved smoothly and without getting stuck. Moreover, this additional option provided by the adjustable foot height extends the scope of applications for Bernina sewing machines without the function ‘automatic presser foot pressure/presser foot height.

Please stop by our store so that we can offer a demonstration of a Bernina sawing machine.

Posted by DaleyByTheYard Admin Friday, May 19, 2017 6:03:00 PM

Did you know instructional classes come free with the purchase of a new sewing machine at Daley by the Yard? 

We get asked all the time at Daley by the Yard what some of the advantages are of shopping at a small sewing shop.  Typically we remind customers that we provide onsite service, credit to a new machine if you want to turn in your older sewing machine that was purchased at Daley by the Yard. But one other advantage that our clients love to hear is the fact that whenever you buy a new sewing machine from us, we provide you with free instructional class. That’s right, no additional charge! Try getting that at a big box store.  

Our experts will sit with you to show you the ins and outs of your new pride and joy.  We want you to feel confident that you know everything that your new sewing machine is capable to accomplish.

How many times do you buy a new camera or a household appliance and you just don’t know how all of the features work- frustrating.  Why would you buy it if you don’t know how to use it?

So stop on down to Daley by the Yard in Acton and let us show you what is possible.  In the meantime explore our website and get ready to enjoy your instructional class.

Posted by DaleyByTheYard Admin Friday, April 28, 2017 11:47:00 AM

Daley by the yard repair service 

Have you recently bought a new tool for your home and it comes with a recommendation to “tune up” annually or for you to make adjustments or tighten blades, or inspect wheels or other moving parts? I have and that is why my lawn mower runs like a top every spring!

Just like your lawn mower, your sewing machine should be services as well.  If you think that the only time you need to get your sewing machine fixed is when it breaks- you are mistaken.  Servicing your machine annually is a great thing.  It ensures that everything is working properly.  Check out our video on annual repairs.

Remember that Daley by the Yard services all Makes and Models of Sewing Machines and our average repair time is just 10 to 14 business days.

Perhaps you have wanted a new machine for years but just haven’t gotten around to it?  Well Daley by the Yard offers trade-in value towards any machine sold by us!  Stop by today and let us repair or tune your machine.

Posted by DaleyByTheYard Admin Thursday, April 13, 2017 7:09:00 PM
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