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Good Ol' Pfaffie!

Friday, May 14, 2010
I've been waiting along time for it to come.  I had been test-driving sewing machines the whole previous week because I decided it was time to give Madison a rest.  She had been so good to me but just wasn't everything that I needed.   I went to a huge warehouse full of hundreds of used sewing machines trying to find the one.  I could have stayed there forever looking at all the different kinds of sewing machines - new or old - it wouldn't matter.  I told the guy showing them to me, "I just love it here".  After much searching and even crying -Yes, I'm THAT bad- I finally pushed the "buy it now" button.  It was done.. I had made my choice.  After many sleepless nights dreaming and torturous hours during the day I had to think about this sewing machine a UPS guy FINALLY came to my door with a package - a package so huge he had to use a dolly!  Of course the boys were excited.  Once the box was opened they screamed as they saw all the packing peanuts.  There she was - a Pfaff 1222e sewing machine.

That's right, she's about 25-years-old and still a beast!  They just don't make them like they used to.  My favorite part - a walking foot. 

Only Pfaff has these babies built in.  The walking foot gives you beautiful-even stitches and keeps both the top and bottom fabrics even.  My Pfaffie can go through layers and layers of denim and vinyl.  Pretty sweet eh?  I could live without these crazy button controls, but it beats having a computerized sewing machine.
6 comments on "Good Ol' Pfaffie!"
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  2. Congratulations! Sounds like Christmas in May.

  3. Thanks for letting me know about the warehouse. Sounds like a fun place to browse ....

  4. Found your blog. Sounds like a cool machine. I also enjoyed your post about your mom's machine and all the things you can do with sheets!

  5. So glad you finally got it!! Looks good:) I hope to one day be even a 1/4 of how good you are with your sewing skills:)

  6. Oh Dani, you crack me up! Where in the world did you find a warehouse of machines???!!!!


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