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Finally! She's mine.... all mine!

Old 05-13-2014, 06:15 PM
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Aren't they just adorable? I really don't use mine much but love seeing it on display in our bedroom.
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Old 05-13-2014, 07:22 PM
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She's beautiful! I'm sorry about losing your Mom! I know what that's like, having lost both my parents within 4 months of each other! Just treasure your memories of the good times you spent together! I know both my parents are with the Lord, but I still miss them, and it's been 15 years +!

The decals are in wonderful condition!

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Old 05-13-2014, 07:43 PM
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Thanks everyone! My machine is dated 1951, which makes her older than me. I'd better obey her every wish since she is my "elder". She has the centennial badge too.
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Old 05-13-2014, 08:11 PM
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Congrats on getting your machine!
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Old 05-13-2014, 08:53 PM
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Congratulations on getting your Featherweight! It's a lovely machine. I hope I am lucky enough to have one some day too.
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Old 05-14-2014, 04:01 AM
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Beautiful machine. You can tell she was handled with loving care!
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Old 05-14-2014, 04:19 AM
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Congratulations!!! I use my Featherweight all the time.
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Old 05-14-2014, 07:20 AM
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She is beautiful. Have you made anything yet? FWs can't be beat for piecing--my absolute favorite of all the machines I have, when I am piecing, I'll go to one of my trusty FWs. That 1/4" seam just fits without using the extra foot or any other kind of calculation.
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Old 05-14-2014, 07:25 AM
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My Dottie [for my Mom] is a 1949. Some of the smell comes from the felt oil catcher. I bought a quarter yard of wool felt, and I could make at least 6. Just trace and replace.
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Old 05-14-2014, 07:47 AM
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all the cases smell as far as I've heard. I read here the other day it may stem from the bottom cover where oil has pooled over the years.
I set my case out in the hot sun, lid open, for 4 days I think it was. I followed the sun around the house like a chicken after a grasshopper

I hope you love and use it!
And the value of something is what you were willing to pay for it. So you did just right.
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