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Thread: Anyone know this machine?

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    Super Member IrelandDragonQuilting's Avatar
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    Anyone know this machine?

    My friend has this machine, her great grandmother owned it. And now her daughter wants to put it to good use. Any help in identifyingName:  IMAG0079.jpg
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    It looks like maybe an Elna but I'm not sure.

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    Its not an Elna. Its really neat looking and it appears to be a zigzag.

    IrelandDragonQuilting, can you tell us what the name on the front is? We can then try to find the manufacturer from that information. The picture is not clear enough to see the label on the front of the machine.

    Cathy


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    It looks like maybe an Elna but I'm not sure.
    Cathy

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    It looks like a Baby Bell. If it is, it isn't a real common machine so parts, if needed might be tough to find.

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    is it heavy?
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    Looks kind of like the Favta here:
    http://needlebar.org/cm~nb/displayim...&cat=159&pos=2
    Last edited by pinkCastleDH; 11-13-2012 at 06:41 AM.

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    I asked her to take more photos and she will get them to me. She says it is a bit heavy, not 70lbs or anything. She says it is connected to the case and you open the case and it falls to the sides to make access the machine.

    Thank you so much everyone for your help, I sure hope we can figure this out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pinkCastleDH View Post
    Yep, I have to agree with pinkCastleDH. It looks very much like the Favta Cresta.

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    http://www.threshpublications.com/favta.html

    Found that, sure is cute machine.
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    THank you so kindly everyone!!!! My friend asked me to thank you for her also. I told her the best quilters in the world and sewing machine knowledge on here was incredibly vast! Now off to surf for a manual
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