Tuesday, 25 August 2009

DON'T WANT AND DO WANT

So here is the DO WANT PART...
This was my old machine,
a Singer 257...



Simplicity itself...



With these two controls I made many Quilts...


the back of my machine was yellowed with the heat...



Rest in peace Singer 257 after giving me 15 years good service
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Then came the Bernina,
what can I say,
another 15 year stayer...



Rest in peace Bernina 1090S
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This is Annette's machine,
I used it to see if I liked Janome enough to buy one,
this is her NEW machine, I was using the OLD one...


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Here it is then, my new machine, delivered today, thrown in the door
by the super delivery man who delivered my pizza boxes...
Hubby said if it weren't broke before it is now...



Luckily it wasn't...



its cover - I have taken piks of everything
for those of you who want all the details...



mini extension table and hidey hole for attachments...



the latest feet [brought out in August 2009],
bought at NEC along with the machine -
must haves for me -
£39.00 for the three...



All these feet supplied with the machine...



and these bits and bobs...


here it is - sorry not a good picture is it,
can you see it is too big for my table -
got to have a rethink about this...



close up for you...



Hopefully I will get the hang of it one day
Welcome Janome 6260QC
a new era begins for me
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AND NOW THE DON'T WANTS

these are patterns I bought as must haves an age ago,
thinking what to do with them....



my days of mini quilts are well and truly gone...


various patterns, middle one coloured with age, it is signed by designer...


these next ones are by Pat Cox,
I just HAD to have them,
will I make them?
Nah...



Same designer, same answer...



Big ideas all those years ago.
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6 comments:

Rosa-Munda said...

Hi Jan, What is your first project for your new baby? Good luck! Ros

Lady Hopwood said...

Wonderful - nothing more exciting than a new machine! (And more frustrating until you get to know each other, but still, congratulations!)

Tonya's Sewing Room said...

ahhh, you think your special now with that fancy new machine huh? haha it looks like a great one. and I think you should send those mini quilt patterns to me. haha....maybe you should do a giveaway of sorts.

Suz said...

Hurrah it's arrived!! Looks like you will be having fun learning all those new technical stitches!!

Once you have mastered your new machine, can I have our one back at my house as I have some projects in the pipeline I would like to get started.

Don't worry, I'm sure you will be whizzing away by the end of the week on your new machine!!

suz xxx

cookie said...

Hi Jan,

Congrats on the new machine. Looks like a very nice one. Nothing stoping you now.

Kerstin

maggi said...

Welcome to your new era. So glad it arrived safely.

Guess what, I bought a mini quilt pattern at the FOQ - I have never done one before, hope I actually get around to doing it.

Maggi