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Thread: What should I do??

  1. #31
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    May 2008
    Silicon Valley in CA
    In mho, if it is so decision and you are not happy with the machine and you don't want to take the time to learn and get use to it, sell it and recoup some of your money. You might find another machine later on that you will be happier with.

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    Super Member nstitches4u's Avatar
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    Apr 2011
    Independence, MO
    A good local Pfaff dealer should be able to help you learn to use the machine. Take it one stitch at a time and you will learn to love your new machine. Every time I get a new machine I am a little intimidated, but you just have to use the machine and it will be easier every time you use it. Enjoy your new machine.

  3. #33
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    May 2011
    I bought a Pfaff Select 3 and thought it would be the last one, then I fell for the Ambition 1.0 and after long hard thought bought it. Both are very similar, the Ambition has more stitches and is computirized (thought I would never do that), it also has needle down setting and have the ability set speed and sew without using the presser foot. Really helps with free motion quilting as I can't walk and chew gum at the same time. I now have 4 machines- a 1949 Singer I started sewing on in 4-H at age 9, a Kenmore that I bought when I started making Teddy Bears and the 2 Pfaffs. I did go to the dealer where I bought machine and took a one on one on how to use the Ambition but I still get manual out sometimes to review settings.

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    Super Member maryb119's Avatar
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    I have 2 Pfaff machines and I won't give up either one. You won't go wrong with a Pfaff. Give it a try for a while. The duel feed is wonderful.

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    Super Member sewdamncute's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by GrannieAnnie View Post
    Never get rid of a sewing machine unless it is shaking you out of bed in the middle of the night.

    Somewhere along the line, you'll wish you had it handy.
    LOL so true!!!!
    Blessed Be

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    Super Member GrannieAnnie's Avatar
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    S. W. Indiana
    Quote Originally Posted by gail-r View Post
    It never fails to amaze me how some men think we are frivolous when we buy a new machine but if they have a work shop and there is a tool that will make it easier for them, it becames a necessity. Go figure. My mother-in-law once told my husband that he was so lucky to have a wife that sewed clothes for the kids, that I saved him thousands of dollars. Bless her heart, he never forgot that. Hugs
    Amen----------------if I tallied the stuff in hubby's barn to my stuff in the house---------------his total would be 10 times mine, if not more. He designs trailers (flat beds for behind trucks) and repairs stuff. I design and make quilts, clothing, household stuff, and a lot of it is from fabrics I've inherited or bought for next to nothing.
    (6 more tea towels for casserole carriers for $7 last night!)
    Bad Spellers of the World
    U N T I E

  7. #37
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    Mar 2012
    Southeast Georgia
    I have 19 machines, and would get another in a heartbeat, if I found one that appeals to me. I know I can only sew on one at a time, but I like them for different reasons. You must have liked it when you bought it. Getting used to a different machine takes time. Don't listen to anyone who berates you for doing what you like to do. If you really don't like it and want to sell it, do so. If you want to sell it because hubby complains, keep it. Make yourself happy!

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