Saturday, 29 October 2011

What have we here?

This arrived at my place today. it has just been unpacked from the ute* (pick up truck).

Of course, it wouldn't be any use without this.
A semi-industrial, straight stitching machine!
The former owner has replaced it with a computerised twice-as-large version (she is a professional quilter) so this one has come to live with us (via an online auction site).

Now WM and I have to put it together (when we find a suitable home place for it).

And DD and I have to watch the DVD that goes with it.

Then it will be time for some fun practice!

*ute = abbreviated form of "utility vehicle"

11 comments:

  1. Wow! Congrats! Can't wait to see your first completed projects.

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  2. It is going to be wonderful to do your own quilts-it does take up a lot of room tho! Enjoy!

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  3. No way!! That's awesome! I also can't wait to see what you do with it!

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  4. So exciting! The quilting is o much easier and more fun witha proper frame. Have fun getting it up and going.

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  5. I think you will have fun with that!!

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  6. Wowzers!! How exciting. I've been looking at the babylock machine. Please let me know how you like it on the frame.

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  7. How exciting... Now where to put it!?!

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  8. Enjoy your new gadget. You should be able to get UFOs done that is if you have any like me.
    lol

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  9. So cool, where is this going to be sitting? Can't wait to see your projects.

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  10. Oh my goodness this is so exciting! You're going to create such beautiful things!

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  11. Oooh, I can't wait to hear how it goes!! Good luck with it :)

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