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What is the hover feature?

You can set the machine to how you want it to be set when you stop sewing, which is common. So because I am piecing for a quilt, I have it set so that when I stop, the needle is down, and the presser foot raises up just slightly so that I can put the next piece in and just keep on sewing. The hover distance can be set so that you can change it for thicker fabrics, but by keeping it down low near the fabric, it is easy for me to slip in the next piece, and line it up with the edge of the foot for my 1/4 inch seam vs. having the foot raise all the way up where I have to kind of guess where the edge will fall. I understand that Pfaff has something similar on their new machines from someone I was talking to at the quilt guild last night.

But it is quite slick, and I am really liking this particular feature.
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