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Thread: My BIG and Little Toys

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    My SIL had to give up her embroidery, knitting and quilting because of her and hubby's health so I HAD to help her out by buying her KenQuilt and frame. I won't tell you the price, I don't want to get hate mail! While in Amarillo at her shop, I also was absolutely drooling over her baby Hand Crank Singer. Yep, she also has a new home right next to my PC so I can just look at her and pet her every now and then. The closest I can date her is 1914 - made in Ireland. She has a rounded wooden case that's in perfect condition.
    Along with the KenQuilt she sold me most of a roll of warm and white for $40.00 and 84 huge spools of threads for $40 so I got the blue light special of the year. After they were loaded in our trailer, Hubby wanted to hurry and leave before she changed her mind! He's even excited about them. Now just to teach HIM how to do the quilting for me.

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    I would never hate you for getting such a great deal!!! I might be very :mrgreen: with envy though!!! :D:D:D
    I love your LA set up and your little gal sure is pretty!!!

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    You know SIL must have loved and enjoyed those very much. You have given her comfort knowing they have a happy and loving home where they will be kept warm, dry and 'well fed'. Your a good sister-in-law. Enjoy.

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    awesome!

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    What a wonderful day for you. Your SIL and family are in my prayers. I'm sure she is happy her babies have a good home. Have fun with your new toys.

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    She might not be able to enjoy them herself personally, but she made sure they had a wonderful new home where they will be loved, used and appreciated :lol: Enjoy

    And it might not be such a bad thing to teach hubby how to use the LA then he can finish what you start :wink:

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    That's so cool!! So wonderful that you could give them a nice new home!!!

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    WOW! How nice.

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    Aw, lucky you! Yep, you really did great!

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    Looks like you are going to have some fun.

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    Congrats on your great finds. I am sure your SIL was happy to see them go to a poolace they would be loved.

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    Sorry about your SIL situation, glad for you. Have fun with them.

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    What a great deal for you, good for you!!!

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    am sure your sil is happy knowing you will take good care of her beloved quilting treasures...have lots of fun..... :thumbup:

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    Lucky, lucky you

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    Some guys end up being fabulous quilters with the long arms.

    Good deal for you. Hope your SIL has good days left.

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    So happy for you! I am sure it is a comfort to your SIL to know that her babies have a home where they are loved.

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    It's sad for your SIL but it probably made it easier for her since it went to family. Very happy for you though. You will have alot of fun with it especially if your DH gets interested in it

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    Wow, lucky you!! No HATING here, just happy for you!

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    adopt me?

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    Too bad your SIL had to give up her toys but at least she knows they went to a good home and you appreciate them. We don't hate you for it, Bettye, we're just insanely jealous. Can't wait to see what you make with them!

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    Oh, I'll send you hate mail!!!!!!!! Until you teach me how to use it. I now have over 20 queen size quilts to quilt!!
    But you know I love you and can't wait to come up and see them!! I have really missed our weekends together.
    Your Loving Sister,
    Gangles

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    Color me green. But what a real treat for you!

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