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Old 05-02-2012, 06:52 PM
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I named one of my machines .. "old bessie" not sure why it just seemed fitting. The newer ( 20 years old) I never named , maybe I was not sure I was going to like her/him. Did you name your machine ? and how did you pick the name?

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Old 05-02-2012, 08:11 PM
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I named two of my machines: I have a Viking 230 mechanical sewing machine. I named her "230". It fits.
My newest machine is a Viking Quilter 11 computerized machine, Her name is Quilters Dream. Because she was a fulfillment of my dream to own her one day. Kathleen
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Old 05-02-2012, 08:16 PM
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My APQS longarm is Matilda for the song "Waltzing Matilda" because working with her is like dancing and I love the music she makes when the Intelliquilter is running.
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Old 05-02-2012, 08:24 PM
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My first machine- a Singer-named her Faith. I had faith she was going to help me in my new creative endeavors!
My Pfaff- Sarah. It means princess.
My HQ LA machine- Hannah. It means grace. I need lots of that when doing these projects!
My FW-Bella. Cuz she's so pretty!
My 301 2-tone- Savannah. Like the name.
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Old 05-03-2012, 01:09 AM
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Fun Topic!!

Babylock Ellisimo ~ Elli
HV Designer 1 ~ Emmi
Babylock Imagine ~ Maggie
1924 Singer Treadle ~ Mary ~ after my beloved Gram, it was her machine
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Old 05-03-2012, 02:21 AM
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Too many to name, so I just refer to them by their make and model number, or, "mother's old machine" or "the 99 I painted," or "my old Kenmore." DH is not at all interested in my machines, so we don't have much occasion to discuss them.
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Old 05-03-2012, 02:29 AM
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I have a Juki 600 and his name is Colin so when people want me to do something that takes me away from sewing day or time, I just say sorry I already commited my day to hanging with Colin, oh yeah and Colin Farrell is hot! I was going to name her kitt but so much more fun to be hanging with Colin. LOL
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Old 05-03-2012, 02:35 AM
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My brother machine is named JOY due to the amount of joy my family and friends get from my use. . .my kids call it Harry Potter because of the embroidery part where it sews by itself.
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The only one I've named is my FW, Sophie...maybe I should spell it Sewphie?
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I haven't named my Bernina; but I named my featherweight "Quiltie" because I use it only for piecing quilt tops.
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