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I couldn't help myself

Old 03-12-2011, 02:04 PM
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I blame DH. He's been surfing Craig's List for a long-arm quilting machine to go with the quilting frame we got a couple of weeks ago. The frame is long enough to handle a king sized quilt if I ever get that ambitious. Anyhow, while he was surfing, he ran across an old sewing machine that he knew I wanted, and showed me the listing. It didn't come with a cabinet or other attachments, but the decals are nice. I'm pretty sure the motor isn't the original, because it looks new. It does work fine, although I haven't sewn anything on it yet. The colors are dull because I haven't cleaned it up yet.

This is a machine that could either be a treadle or electric, and it shouldn't be hard to change between the two. According to the serial number, it was probably built in 1920, making it around 90 years old. I hope to look so good when I'm ninety!
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Old 03-12-2011, 02:08 PM
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Oh I just love the husbands who support our creativity and love for all things quilting :)
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Old 03-12-2011, 02:10 PM
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Oh wow...it is gorgeous!!!
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Old 03-12-2011, 02:11 PM
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Wow, it is a beauty! congratulations!
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Oooooo, great find! Kudos to the hubs.
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Awesome hubby and lucky you to have him and the machine!
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Old 03-12-2011, 02:31 PM
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Beautiful machine. DH is a keeper! :thumbup:
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Old 03-12-2011, 02:40 PM
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I wouldn't have been able to resist it either. It's gorgeous!
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Old 03-12-2011, 02:49 PM
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Wow, that is a beautiful old girl!
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