Thursday, June 2, 2016

Sewing on my new machine

This morning I traded my "dead" sewing machine for a brand new one.  It is very similar to the one I was using so not much of a learning curve to begin with. And the bonus was that my embroidery unit works on the new one too so that saved me a few dollars. And after taking a class yesterday at The Pin Cushion, I'm feeling like I can put that unit on a play with some new skills.


Once I got it home I had to make a few blocks, so I chose the Pears block for our Farm Girl Vintage blocks for this month in Sew Vintage. And I made a new RSC16 block in the June color of aqua.  It sure feels good to be sewing again on a really good machine instead of my old back-up machine.


That's probably the end of my sewing for a couple of days as we'll have 3 of the grandkids tomorrow and then have a birthday party for 2 of the grandkids on Saturday. And I have a guild meeting on Saturday.  Busy summer so far!


4 comments:

  1. Congratulations on the new machine AND the luck that the embroidery accessories work on it, too. Looking forward to seeing you first projects, using it.

    I found lessons helpful when I got my machine several years ago. So many do dads to learn how to use.

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  2. Congrats on the new machine and enjoy the grandkids this weekend!!

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  3. Congrats on your new machine. I'm sure you'll love it, especially since the embroidery unit works with it. Have fun with all the grands, they grow up way too quickly.

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  4. congrats on the new machine. your blocks look great

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