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Thread: Do you name your machines?

  1. #31
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    Hattiesburg,MS 39402
    my big quilting machine is "flowing stitch" and I call her Flo.....I'm Italian not Indian

  2. #32
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    Aug 2013
    I named my Bernina 830E Sybil...for obvious reasons.

  3. #33
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    Apr 2012
    Madison, WI
    My newest machine is a Brother and his name is Oliver and he is one handsome dude and he stitches well!
    He knows how to keep me happy. Ya' I know I am a dork and just can't help myself!
    I also have a old VW Beetle named Vera Wang. She looks like a Vera but not a Wang.
    Last edited by Yakkity; 08-29-2013 at 06:09 PM. Reason: Silliness

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    Super Member Jeanette Frantz's Avatar
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    May 2012
    The comments on here are hilarious! I haven't really named mine yet. Unless you'd deem that me calling my Singer 328K "Old Faithful" 'cause for sure that machine has been ever faithful. Just doesn't let me down, and I used to sew a lot more than I do now! That machine was the very first one I ever had to call my own -- my husband gifted me with that one the very first Christmas we were married (in 1963). Whoa. Nellie, that's been a loooonnnnnnggggg time!

    Jeanette Frantz

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    Senior Member Sideways's Avatar
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    Jeanette what a good husband!!

    i like to name my machines, its fun, and lord knows i see enough sadness every day at work, that a little lighthearted fun and sharing the love of machines cannot be a bad thing.

    I'm amazed at the number of machines I've collected since I started this thread, I have named every one. So many are music related. I named one after the late great Eydie Gorme, one Lucille for BBKings guitar, and one Layla for that great Eric Clapton song about a woman he and George Harrison both loved.

    thanks for sharing your story!
    Never met a scrap of fabric or vintage sewing machine I didn't like!
    Many a lost and lonely vintage machine has found a home with me, 26 and------ uh oh lost count, who is counting anyway!


  6. #36
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    Aug 2013
    Elvis! Great name for your Blue Suede Shoe color machine. I have a thing for blue machines.

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    Super Member chris_quilts's Avatar
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    My latest machine is Fred after the Mystery Machine in the Scooby Doo cartoons because he was a mystery as to what he was until Mizkaki identified him. He is a 215G Singer made in Germany.
    I meant to behave......but there were too many other options

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