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Old 11-03-2019, 07:48 AM
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Hi am new to quilting. I have loved creating and for many years I have expressed myself in scrapbooking, stamping and card making. For many years I have been debating about quilting. My sewing machine was a Singer Athena 2000 that use to belong to my husband's grandmother. I have used it for some very basic sewing projects but became frustrated with it in a middle of a project.
When I decided to take the plunge into quilting my darling husband took me to a local sewing machine store and bought me a Baby Lock Jubilant. I am still learning how to use this new machine very different from the over 40 year old machine but I am loving it.

There is a small quilting store across from my husband's office and I went in and just had them help me pick out my first project. So I am currently working on my very first top.
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Old 11-03-2019, 08:21 AM
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Welcome from NJ and congrats on your new project! I had just to chuckle when you mentioned that your Singer Athena had belonged to your husband's grandmother. I remember when a (same age as myself) friend bought that machine brand new and it was the cat's meow at the time!

Have fun and enjoy the process.
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Old 11-03-2019, 09:14 AM
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welcome to the board from New Hampshire.

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Old 11-03-2019, 09:36 AM
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Welcome from western NY and happy quilting
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Old 11-03-2019, 09:59 AM
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Old 11-03-2019, 01:44 PM
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Welcome aboard! I've used a vintage machine older than I am (I was born 1960) for most of my last 30 years of quilting but about a year ago a friend of mine gave me her (replaced) modern Bernina. Quite a difference! This is the first time in 20 years that I've had both a sewing machine and a car from the current century! Have to admit, I don't like it when machines fuss back at me... so I guess I have to learn to do things the way they want and not necessarily how I've been doing it for all this time.
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Old 11-03-2019, 02:24 PM
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Welcome from Texas. I'm so glad you are here & are starting to quilt. We need more quilters in this world. Please learn to take pictures on this board & show us what you are making. You do have to reduce the picture size in order for it to download here.
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Welcome from Southern Indiana! Enjoy the board and your quilting...and let us enjoy it too....with pictures!
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