Do you know anyone who makes their own clothes? Or who sews a significant amount? They may use an industrial sewing machine. These things are monsters... seriously, we're talking some serious torque... As a consequence many users complain that they lack sensitive controls... Lady Ada of Adafruit Industries fame has a great write-up over at her blog explaining how to change the pulley to decrease the overall max speed to better harness their killing- I mean sewing power... There's also a really interesting comments section that has some very insightful users offering other less technical tricks such as putting a nerf ball under the foot-pedal to similarly provide more sensitive controls...
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