Feathers Flights // Sewing Blog: My Own Sewing Machine

6.23.2010

My Own Sewing Machine

Guess what!? I got my very own sewing machine yesterday! What a dream come true (besides getting married to my best friend of course!)I've been using my school or work machines for everything I do. My school has about forty machines and they switch out eight every year. Those eight machines go back to the Bernina store in town where they are sold for a used price. I was one the list but I was number nine or ten. I didn't think I'd get one till next year. I have been praying for a machine though, so I know that helped. Yesterday I got a call from the Bernina store, and they said someone else hadn't wanted one so I was next on the list! I was so excited and have been floating everywhere since. I even woke up this morning to check on it because I thought I'd dreamed it! I might be using it at this desk, but I haven't decided yet. I'm just so excited! Does anyone have any good names? This is my new friend, so it has to have a name.

7 comments:

  1. New reader! Your blog is lovely, I'll be following you form now on

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  2. Aahh! Bernina is the best!! I'm glad you were able to get your own machine!
    And sorry...I have no idea for a name.

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  3. Oooh, it's so fancy! Congrats! How about Petunia? lol

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  4. Awesome! I'm happy for you! :) The last time I used a sewing machine, it wasn't digital!

    I feel like giving people names for things they own just makes me attached to those things... so I'm going to have to pass on that! I do not want to be coveting your new friend! Good luck, though! She's a beauty!

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  5. I'm a new reader as well! I'm looking into getting a sewing machine and have been wondering what you use. Do you prefer Bernina. I have heard nothing but good things about Bernina!

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  6. I am quite partial to Berninas. That's just because I have used a Bernina Aurora 430 all throughout school, and then at work I use an industrial Bernina. I really love industrials because they go SO fast, but it was more logical to get a home machine. I like Berninas because they work really well and know of people using them for thirty to forty years with only a check up or two. They are quite expensive and not worth it unless you get a used one, but it's an investment that will last a long time. Other brands I know of that are good are Babylocks and Brothers if you get them at a fabric store and not Wal-mart. If you have any other questions you can email me!

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