Tattered Garden



May all your ups and downs be with a needle and thread!

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Visitation at 2:00


My Machine Died!  I was just sewing along and all of a sudden the screen went blank and that was that.  I hope it's not the motherboard but I think it might be.
Wonder how much this is going to cost?
Just thinking about the drive to the dealer in all that traffic makes me shudder.

So I dug out my trusty old Creative 1471she is over 30 years old and still sews like a dream.  I do miss some of the features on my 2144 like how the presser foot raises and lowers every time you stop and start sewing but it's nice to have a backup machine.  I don't know what I would do if I couldn't sew.  Did you ever think about what you would do if you couldn't sew?

6 comments:

  1. Not sewing!!! I shudder to even think about it. I would probably read....

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  2. Don't even ask us to imagine such a thing! !
    Lucky for you that your backup is an old faithful.
    hugs,
    Gerry

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  3. I'd just pick up a needle and thread and go "old school"....

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  4. Yep, I have one of them too. When I bought mine they thru in a free serger. That died the other day. I am hoping it's not an omen and my machine has a few more years in it. Hope yours is not as serious as you are thinking, but fearing the worse.

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  5. I've had this exact conversation with one of my customers and we both shudder at the thought of that. Loosing your eyesight or the ability to use your hands,eek. I can't imagine it, and often wonder what people do who don't quilt, they must have very clean houses! Off to my studio, to heck with the dusting.

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  6. Hey, Nancy - I too have more than one machine in the event one conks out on me!! But heaven forbid because my Husqvarna is my fav!!! And I agree with Sharon - my friend who is not a quilter has a very neat house!! Boring!! :-))) Back to sewing!! Kris

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