Ann D
Nov 14, 2017

My Sewing Machine!

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I have a New Home sewing machine that's over 35 years old. It's served me well and I still work it hard mainly making bags out of recycled denim as well as new fabrics and covered notebooks etc! I used to do a lot of dressmaking many years ago but I found it so hard fitting myself that I stopped. Now I have two young granddaughters I aim to take this up again - so much fun with the wonderful fabrics from Daisybuds on offer! A part of me would like a new machine but I'm so attached to my old one I'm finding it hard to put it into retirement! I also have an overlocker but don't use this to it's full potential - not enough time to learn! Some years ago I had an old treadle machine which I gave away - I really regret this now as I'm sure it would handle the layers of denim much easier that my current machine!

Abi Golding
Nov 14, 2017

Wow 35 years! love old machines sadly i do not have an old one but would love to get one one day! Yours sounds fab would love to see a picture?

An overlocker is on my wish list as is a quilting/emdroidary machine but they cost so much!


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