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You could have knocked me down with a Featherweight! :D

You could have knocked me down with a Featherweight! :D

Old 03-17-2011, 05:48 PM
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I bid on a featherweight on eBay and was almost outbid at the very last moment..but I wasn't! Yay! So now I am the proud owner of this little beauty. I knew they were small and cute but I've never seen one in the flesh before and I was surprised at how small and cute they really are. We left home at 5 am this morning to drive the 2 hours to pick her up. I'm not into naming machines but I think her name is Felicity Featherweight and she was born in USA in 1953. (Actually, hubby came up with the name and I think it suits..lol). She sews like a dream too :)

When we got there the guy had a buttonholer as well which I bought for a little extra.

Some pics of her and the various feet and the buttonholer...and a comparison in size with my Horizon :)
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Old 03-17-2011, 05:56 PM
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Oh, you'll have such fun with your new addition!

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Old 03-17-2011, 05:57 PM
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Beautiful featherweight, it is so small and cute. Good for you to get the bid on it.
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Congratulations, one of these days I am hoping to find one
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I'm sooo sorry I traded mine in years ago....
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Hey Janice, Lisa here from our horizon group. Love your find. BTW: Did you ever name your horizon?
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Great duo! Like Koko the gorilla and her kitten.
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Congrats on your new addition. :)
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Old 03-17-2011, 06:24 PM
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I wish the person that broke into my house back in the 70's didn't still my grandmother Singer FW, other wise I would still have it...dern thieves.

And Congrats on your new machine, hope you enjoy her!
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Old 03-17-2011, 06:29 PM
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Oh your Felicity is gorgeous! Very appropriate name for such a fine little beauty!
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