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Thread: I couldn't help myself

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    Super Member jlm5419's Avatar
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    I blame DH. He's been surfing Craig's List for a long-arm quilting machine to go with the quilting frame we got a couple of weeks ago. The frame is long enough to handle a king sized quilt if I ever get that ambitious. Anyhow, while he was surfing, he ran across an old sewing machine that he knew I wanted, and showed me the listing. It didn't come with a cabinet or other attachments, but the decals are nice. I'm pretty sure the motor isn't the original, because it looks new. It does work fine, although I haven't sewn anything on it yet. The colors are dull because I haven't cleaned it up yet.

    This is a machine that could either be a treadle or electric, and it shouldn't be hard to change between the two. According to the serial number, it was probably built in 1920, making it around 90 years old. I hope to look so good when I'm ninety!
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    Oh I just love the husbands who support our creativity and love for all things quilting :)

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    Oh wow...it is gorgeous!!!

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    Wow, it is a beauty! congratulations!
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    Oooooo, great find! Kudos to the hubs.

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    BEAUTIFUL!!!!

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    Awesome hubby and lucky you to have him and the machine!

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    Beautiful machine. DH is a keeper! :thumbup:

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    I wouldn't have been able to resist it either. It's gorgeous!

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    Wow, that is a beautiful old girl!

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