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Thread: My Xmas present from hubby!

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    My Xmas present from hubby!

    Today I had to work all day and when I came home and went into the basement searching for something--I glanced over at my APQS long arm and there I saw it! He had made me a overhead lighting bar that attaches to the sides of my machine, I hinted alot about that last summer and showed him pictures of some on-line and told him that that was all I wanted for Xmas this year --and that he could make it for me this winter when he had a little free time. The other day I mentioned about the lights again--because I just don't have adequate lighting and I have a work light set up but unfortunately --it also doubles as a heat lamp!! The other day when I talked about the overhead lighting, he acted like he didn't even remember talking about the overhead light bar last summer. I was so totally surprised today when I saw the overhead lighting-all attached to my machine! It is perfect--and I have a quilt loaded that I have been working on for my SIL that needs to be done in a couple days so I will be working on it yet tonight. It's nice to have really good lighting now. I would post a picture but I don't know how.

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    congrats on your lighting sytem

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    Sound like DH is sneaky, but a keeper.
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    Sounds like just the gift you needed. Congratulations!

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    That is wonderful, all that great lighting and a great husband, what more could you want for Christmas?
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    Sounds like a perfect gift for you. Merry Christmas!!!!!!!!!!!
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    very nice and useful.

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    I love a well planned "surprise." He is a keeper.

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    Awesome, congrats!!!!!! What a great husband!!!!!!

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    Isn't he the sly one? A wonderful present and a surprise.

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    How sweet of him. What a great guy!!
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    Perfection all round. Congratulations.
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    What a great guy!!! Congrats !

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    Congratulations. It's always nice when hubby actually listens to what you want/need. Merry Christmas.

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    That is wonderful. Can never have enough light.

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    What a wonderful sneaky handy hubby. Lucky you! Enjoy
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    What a nice surprise!
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    Quote Originally Posted by aborning View Post
    Today I had to work all day and when I came home and went into the basement searching for something--I glanced over at my APQS long arm and there I saw it! He had made me a overhead lighting bar that attaches to the sides of my machine, I hinted alot about that last summer and showed him pictures of some on-line and told him that that was all I wanted for Xmas this year --and that he could make it for me this winter when he had a little free time. The other day I mentioned about the lights again--because I just don't have adequate lighting and I have a work light set up but unfortunately --it also doubles as a heat lamp!! The other day when I talked about the overhead lighting, he acted like he didn't even remember talking about the overhead light bar last summer. I was so totally surprised today when I saw the overhead lighting-all attached to my machine! It is perfect--and I have a quilt loaded that I have been working on for my SIL that needs to be done in a couple days so I will be working on it yet tonight. It's nice to have really good lighting now. I would post a picture but I don't know how.
    I wish you could post a pic so I could show my better half the kind of lighting he could set up for me.

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    [QUOTE=aborning;5739106]Today I had to work all day and when I came home and went into the basement searching for something--I glanced over at my APQS long arm and there I saw it! He had made me a overhead lighting bar that attaches to the sides of my machine, I hinted alot about that last summer and showed him pictures of some on-line and told him that that was all I wanted for Xmas this year --and that he could make it for me this winter when he had a little free time. The other day I mentioned about the lights again--because I just don't have adequate lighting and I have a work light set up but unfortunately --it also doubles as a heat lamp!! The other day when I talked about the overhead lighting, he acted like he didn't even remember talking about the overhead light bar last summer. I was so totally surprised today when I saw the overhead lighting-all attached to my machine! It is perfect--and I have a quilt loaded that I have been working on for my SIL that needs to be done in a couple days so I will be working on it yet tonight. It's nice to have really good lighting now. I would post a picture but I don't know how.[/Q


    What a great present.....Enjoy!

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    Glad hubby listens to you! Congrats on your nice gift! Happy quilting in the new year!!
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    That's awesome My husband won't do any upgrades/repairs. He asks his father to come over to do it for him. I'm so happy that you got better lighting - it really helps a lot! My father in law installed an 8' length shop lights on my ceiling and it is amazing. I don't know how I survived without it!

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