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Old 07-25-2022, 09:53 AM
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My 60 year old Singer 500 Slantomatic runs like a dream and makes beautiful stitches. I just want a machine to FMQ on and have similar features as my dead BabyLock
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Old 07-25-2022, 09:54 AM
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Originally Posted by Karamarie View Post
I like that word "kerfluffle". Do want you think is the best and will work for you.
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Old 07-25-2022, 09:57 AM
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Shop around. There are different prices. You won’t need lessons on 1500S. There is a Brother 1500 with bells and whistles.
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Old 07-25-2022, 09:59 AM
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I do love the long harp space on the straight stitch machines. I can do machine quilting with my old Singer up to a double bed size. The bigger quilts I send to a LA. I do very few bigger then double size for the grands and donations. Each child has a queen or king size traditional quilt pattern made by me and one each is enough. LOL The rest are large throw size for general use.
So you think I could FMQ on my singer 500?
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Old 07-25-2022, 10:03 AM
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Default So excited - there are quilt shops here!

I just wanted to share my excitement! I am from Illinois and have no shops around me at all. They closed. We are in Fort Collins to visit my children and there are several dealers here and I can test drive them!! Yippee! I probably won’t buy any unless they make a great deal - but it will help me narrow it all down! I hope to go tomorrow.
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Old 07-26-2022, 12:28 PM
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If you can maneuver the quilt under the harp any machine can machine quilt. I like the vintage Singers, they can take the pull and push of the quilt without the needle bar or foot moving sideways.
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Old 07-26-2022, 07:46 PM
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That is great to know!!
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