Go Back  Quiltingboard Forums > Main
I got my new machine! >

I got my new machine!

I got my new machine!

Old 05-17-2008, 11:25 AM
Junior Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: May 2008
Posts: 115

I got the Janome Heartbeat Truth. A little more than I expected to spend, but hopefully it will be worth it.

I didn't think I was going to get it at first as they didn't know what the price of ti was. :lol: The owner was at some convention and the workers didn't know the price. I guess they are a brand new dealer for the Janome's.

So the worker put in a call to the owner while I hopped over to Joann's to do some scrap shopping. When I got back, they had prices for the machines.

I'm so excited. I can't wait to try it out. I have to wait until the kids go to bed tho. Only 7 more hours to go! Gah! I don't think I can wait that long.....
moonhoney2 is offline  
Old 05-17-2008, 11:31 AM
Super Member
Kyiav10's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Williamsport Pennsylvania
Posts: 3,361

Congrats on your purchase. I hope you are very happy with it. I am :mrgreen: with envy. I am using a 70's or 80's singer that my mom got for me at a yard sale. It works well though, thank goodness b/c it will be a while before I can purchase a new one.

Kyiav10 is offline  
Old 05-17-2008, 11:49 AM
Super Member
Minda's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Central PA
Posts: 1,610

Congratulations. It's probably going to be a looong 7 hours. :lol: :lol:
Minda is offline  
Old 05-17-2008, 11:53 AM
marlene's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Ontario Canada
Posts: 10

So glad you got your new machine !!!! When I got my new one a few months ago I felt just like you, only my kids are all married so I could hardly wait until hubby was gone to work lol. Congrads on you machine enjoy!!
marlene is offline  
Old 05-17-2008, 03:07 PM
Power Poster
amma's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Out searching for some sunshine :-)
Posts: 58,857

Congrats on your new machine, isn't it fun getting a new one :D :mrgreen: :D I will be looking in the picture section for all your new quilts :D
amma is offline  
Old 05-17-2008, 03:23 PM
Junior Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: May 2008
Posts: 115

Daddy took the boys to grandma's for a BBQ, so I was able to shake hands with it. I've got 50 stitches and that auto needle threader??? A miracle! I always HATED threading those stupid needles. Too cool!

I just can't find the 1/4in mark on it tho. I think that's a pretty important mark, no? :shock: The book doesn't mention it either. :?

part of the deal with this thing is the shop owner will teach me how to use it! I just have to call her next week to set up a time. That will be much needed! :lol:

Now I'm going to practice sewing pieces together. If I'm lucky, perhaps I can do a few pieces of the actual quilt! Woot!

Oh! Does anyone know if Janome takes plain old bobbins? Or do I have to buy their specific ones? I bought some bobbins from Joann's and would like to be able to use those. They seem to match up by holes and size. I don't want to wast my thread rolling a bobbin if it wont' work.
moonhoney2 is offline  
Old 05-17-2008, 05:07 PM
Super Member
beachlady's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 6,689

Congrats on your new machine. Happy sewing.
beachlady is offline  
Old 05-17-2008, 05:32 PM
Super Member
Moonpi's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Central FL
Posts: 4,829

Congrats! It's fun trying out all the new bells and whistles!
Moonpi is offline  
Old 05-19-2008, 08:18 AM
Super Member
FancyFoot's Avatar
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Las Vegas
Posts: 1,621

Cool machine!!!
You'll probably want to get the 1/4 inch seam foot.
Happy sewing
FancyFoot is offline  
Old 05-19-2008, 11:17 AM
Super Member
Join Date: May 2007
Location: NE Pa.
Posts: 1,735

I would not take a chance on putting just any generic bobbin in the machine. I would wait and ask the dealer what she recommends. I have three Janome's and love them. Bobbins are cheap so don't ruin a new machine until you talk with the dealer. I do know Singer bobbins will not work. Good luck and enjoy. Marge
mic-pa is offline  
Related Topics
Thread Starter
Last Post
General Chit-Chat (non-quilting talk)
06-01-2011 04:05 PM
03-12-2011 08:04 AM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

FREE Quilting Newsletter

SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.