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Pfaff 1222 for $25!

Old 12-05-2016, 08:59 PM
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Default Pfaff 1222 for $25!

I saw this machine at Goodwill and didn't know anything about it. I searched online when I got home and saw that it's a popular machine. So I bought it for $25. It's very clean, has several books, a bunch of bobbins. I've sewn with it, it works great. So quiet and smooth! But I'm sort of wondering what I should do with it. I have a Brother 4120 PRW that I've had for less than a year, that I adore. I also have a Singer Scholastic that I should probably sell, it doesn't get used. I'm not the type to have more than 1 project going at a time. Should I see if the local sewing machine shop would buy it? Or keep it....?
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Old 12-05-2016, 09:21 PM
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Keep it! It's always nice to have a spare for when your main machine needs to go into the shop. And for $25, it is just unbeatable. Eventually it will probably die and parts are hard to come by, but use it while you can!
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Old 12-05-2016, 09:22 PM
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Keep it. I have a Pfaff I bought in 1997 and I love it. I would love to have another machine, but since having three strokes in 2014, I have no use for another one. That sounds like such a great buy. Maybe one day you could gift it to a loved one who wants to learn how to quilt.
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Old 12-06-2016, 03:37 AM
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i have multiple machines... if someone comes by, i can offer them to sew with me
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Old 12-06-2016, 03:49 AM
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Steal! I would keep it for all the reasons mentioned by the above posters. If not sell it for financial gain.
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Old 12-06-2016, 05:19 AM
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Exactly what Quilt Nan said! Plus, I have a second machine set up (thank goodness I have room) for little projects or just in case, so that I don't have to change threads, settings etc. on my main machine.
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Old 12-06-2016, 05:47 AM
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Keep it! I have 3 backup machines (all from Craig's List or yard sales) in case my trusty 35-year-old Kenmore develops a problem. Once my Kenmore was in for it's annual checkup and my first backup developed a tension problem. I was thankful that I had a backup for the backup.
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Old 12-06-2016, 08:09 AM
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For sure keep it. Just check on Ebay & see what they sell for!! I have 2.
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Old 12-06-2016, 10:44 AM
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I have a Pfaff 1222, and I love it! I have other machines, too, but I won't get rid of this one. The large throat space and IDT (built-in walking foot) are really nice for quilting large quilts.

If I were you I would keep the Pfaff and the Brother, and get rid of the Singer.
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Old 12-06-2016, 04:55 PM
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Keep it. You will love it. It has a beautiful straight stitch, needle threader and the built in walking foot is wonderful.
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