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You know some days it just doesn't pay to get up! But I got a new sewing machine so...

Old 05-25-2009, 04:05 PM
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It can't be all bad! I have used my Singer for awhile, three or four years and certainly used the amount it cost me. But I was in the middle of sewing a quilt top together for my great neice Saturday night and it went 'klunk klunk' and the wheel wouldn't even turn anymore! I was so aggravated....but today I went to my LQS and bought a mid-range Elna. The 3210. I love it, I finished the top and got the back started. It's quiet, it's fast, love it, love it.

It doesn't have all the bells and whistles but the next one I get I will pay for with quilts or sewing for people and I'll pay cash. The one I want is over $2,000 but it will quilt, embroider, etc. etc. Elna is all metal parts except for the exterior. That's a plus in my book.

Back to the sewing now that I have a machine that works again. I dug out an old dressmaker machine but it's old and it just wasn't up to the quilting thing, ya know?

Hugs everyone,
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Old 05-25-2009, 04:49 PM
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We expect to see great things!!!!
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Old 05-25-2009, 04:51 PM
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So so happy for you mimisharon, and just a little :mrgreen: with envy! :D


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congrats on the new machine
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Old 05-25-2009, 05:07 PM
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Congrats on the new machine!!!
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I am so excited for you mimisharon. Have lots of fun with the new toy.
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Wooo Hooo and new toy :D :D :D Have lots of fun with it :D :D :D
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Congrats on your new machine, you deserve it!
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Enjoy your new machine. :lol: I hate when that happens. :?
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