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Old 05-28-2017, 03:37 AM
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I have a Destiny with the upgrade (which makes it a Destiny 2). I absolutely love this machine. You are going to be amazed and what it does. I have been creating vinyl notebook covers recently. Who would have thunk it? Enjoy your new baby. And...Happy Birthday!
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Old 05-28-2017, 03:55 AM
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Congratulations! Are you going to put that into your Machine Shed. From the pictures I've seen of that, there isn't much room in there anymore. Maybe you need to add on!
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Old 05-28-2017, 04:07 AM
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What a great sewing excursion....enjoy...
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Old 05-28-2017, 04:13 AM
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Happy Belated birthday and enjoy fantastic gift. you deserve it
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Old 05-28-2017, 04:46 AM
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Congrats on your new machine. You will love all the features on it. Enjoy!
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Old 05-28-2017, 05:16 AM
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Here is a picture - I've gotten as far as doing a few inches of straight stitching.



The upgrade was included in the price, though the dealer has to order it in for me.

This is such a "culture shock" for me since the last time I bought a brand new sewing machine to be my "main" machine was 1980. I am "technology challenged". I've had the same smart phone for 5 years and have not figured it out (if I need to do something different, I call my son and ask him) I don't know how to use our TV (DH has to) and I've never even figured out the new dishwasher.

I've watched a few videos, and want to take out my "crazy quilt" that I've not worked on in about 8 months and play with decorative stitches.
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Old 05-28-2017, 05:25 AM
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Wow, that is one way to perk up your spirits, for sure. I remember 10 years ago, my DH & I were going to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary & he (secretly) wanted to get me a 1 carat diamond ring. Our daughter told him "I don't think Mom would want a ring". When he finally spilled the beans, I said the same thing but added "I would like
a top of the line sewing/embroidery machine" & that's what I got. My friends thought I was nuts but that's what made me happy & that's all that matters. Good luck with your new machine.
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Old 05-28-2017, 05:47 AM
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I've enjoyed your posts for a long time and I always like to see a machine used, whether it's a vintage look-at-and-wonder why on earth? or a new top-of the line. Your husband must be a smart man (he married you!) and that's one Destiny that will give you sewing pleasure for many years to come.
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Old 05-28-2017, 05:48 AM
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I agree, I love old machines, but for making things I much prefer a good quality new one. There is also no comparison between a new plastic Walmart machine and a new Bernina, Janome, or Viking.

" I think vintage machines are way better than most lower end new machines. I have my collection for historical reasons, but love the newer features my machine has for actual sewing."

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Old 05-28-2017, 06:37 AM
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Wow! Your new machine is beautiful! Congrats & Happy Birthday!
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