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Old 09-04-2019, 01:06 PM
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Hello from Washington! My name is Olive and I am a brand new quilter and a pretty novice sewer.

I just started working on my first quilt and somehow fell into vintage sewing machine addiction! That is a long story, so I am going to post it over on the vintage sewing machine part of the forum. But researching vintage sewing machines is how I found the quilting board, so I'm happy to be here.
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Old 09-04-2019, 01:41 PM
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Hello Olive! I'm here in the Seattle area, I'm actually rather near the Seahawks facility so a bit south east. Welcome to the boards, no matter what section you post in most

A number of years ago I would get nice post-war Japanese all metal machines and clean them up, buy a part, do what was needed and had a charity that connected them with refugees and immigrants. I'm not all that mechanical but the machines I selected didn't need much more than a cleaning.

For most of the last 30 years I've been sewing on a vintage Remington that originally belonged to a friend's grandmother. I'm 59 and it is older than me, but when my once top of the line machine (the last year with cams before they went to computers) broke, the part that broke was not covered and I tried for years to have it fixed, so I started using "Remy". About a year ago now a friend of mine gave me her replaced modern Bernina and I have been trying to come into this century.
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Old 09-04-2019, 01:46 PM
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Old 09-04-2019, 01:49 PM
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Welcome from Texas. I'm glad you found this board & I think you will really enjoy it here. There are so many helpful quilters here to guide you along your quilting journey. We love pictures here & hope you learn how to post some of them so we can see what you are working on. Have fun with your new found hobby!
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Old 09-04-2019, 02:04 PM
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Welcome from western NY and happy quilting
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Old 09-04-2019, 02:04 PM
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Welcome to the QB from SE Michigan. There are a lot of vintage addicts here and some like myself that just dabble. I mostly quilt and love patchworking. Thanks for joining and jump right in.
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Welcome to the board from NE Ohio.
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Welcome from Michigan!
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Old 09-05-2019, 03:55 AM
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Waving hello from Maryland. Have fun quilting and enjoy the vintage machines!
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Old 09-05-2019, 05:29 AM
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Welcome from Southern Indiana!...and don't we all love the vintage machines? They are great!
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