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Thread: Antique Sewing Machines.........

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    Smile Antique Sewing Machines.........

    Hi, I am so excited I just received my 1948 Singer Featherweight. Is there anyone who has one of these. I got numerous attachments etc. I can't wait to use it and would love to hear from people who use featherweights.

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    Ah, so you've joined the Featherweight club! I have 3, and enjoy them immensely. They are really handy for taking to classes, or traveling, or if you just need something that doesn't take up a lot of room. They stitch beautifully too.
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    Having got a FW yet. But it's on my to buy list. I love to see picture of older machines. Will you be posting a picture of yours?

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    Have 6 love them!!!!!!

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    Have 2 so far and will have a 3rd as soon as I take a road trip to DSIL!!
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    Congratulations! Enjoy your connection to the past as you sew, sew, sew on it!
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    My first featherweight is a 1947 and my next is 1950's... don't remember the exact year. I use my '47 all the time.... it does such nice stitches and I love to hear the 'click, click, click' as she sews. The scroll faceplate is so pretty and I leave it out all the time. ... and like so many others have said, it is light and easy to take with you for a class or just to sew with your buddies group. You're going to love yours, too. I'm so happy for you.

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    Love my FW, you will enjoy yours. There is nothing quite like the sound of the soft little click, click, click sound the bobbin makes as it sews the perfect stitch. Mine is a '38 model.

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    I have several and love them all.
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    There is a Featherweight Club thread here in this category. Everyone there has at least one, and some have many!! They are very popular with quilters.

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    I have only one, but love her to death!

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    I have 2 and don't use anything else.

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    Welcome to the FW club. I have 2 and they both sew a fantastic stitch.
    Have fun with yours. Don't forget she has to have a name.

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    I had three sold one and kept the two that will not part with.I just love them you will love your "baby" too,that's what I call them.

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    I have 2 and love them!

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    I have a 1948 FW also. I bought it from a friend who had three of them. I did not know what year it was going to be but I knew if I had a choice, I would pick a 1948 because that was the year I was born. I brought her home, looked up the date and it was a '48. I was so so excited to finally be getting a FW and then when it was the '48 year I was over the moon. It was a big fat dollop of icing on the FW cake. (Cake is my favorite comfort food too!)

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