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Thursday, October 13, 2011

RIP- Singer Ginger Sewing Machine

12/25-1973 to 10/01/2011 - Thanks mom.

The runner in pictured below in this display is what killed my machine. I was 3 inches from finishing it when it stopped working correctly. I had a little portable machine my sister-in-law gave me for Christmas one year and was able to finish the runner. A recent diagnosis from the repair shop says it would cost $250 to repair and I could get a new machine for that price that did as much and more. So….. the research/hunt is on. Something tells me it will cost MORE than $250, though.

5 comments:

missy said...

Ohhhh Noooooo!!! My condolences on the loss of a reliable friend. The only problem with anything NEW is that it takes so long to find a comfort zone with it.

hugs
-missy-

Christine said...

The runner looks so innocent, who would have thought it was capable of such a heinous crime ;)

jayne@~an eye for threads~ said...

They sure don't make them like they used to that's for sure so have fun with all of the choices.
Be always in stitches.

Anonymous said...

I grew up using my mother's Singer and loved it. When I went out on my own, I used to go home and use her Singer for my sewing needs. Eventually, I got my own machine, and I bought an entry-level Husqvarna. I loved it. Later, I traded it in for a Husqvarna with more features and functions, which I also love. I hope you find that right machine for you. Can you visit some sewing stores and test-sew some of their models?

~Judy

Kathy A. said...

My condolences on the loss of an old friend. I hope your new find purrs along for as many years.