Thursday, August 25, 2016

Friday Favorites Linky Party - Week 335

I started sewing when I was 5 years old. I never owned a new sewing machine. I have a 1978 Kenmore that was very fancy pants in its day. It has a monogrammer and dozens of decorative stitch cams. Sure, new machines can now do those things at the touch of a button, but Bessie the sewing machine is as solid as a rock with her all metal parts. She will sew through just about anything. Every time I think her day is done, my sewing machine repair person makes her run like a top again.

Or mostly. At this point, the buttonhole, cams, and monogrammer are DOA. The  things I need to sew a big sewing project.

Meet Eleanor. My first new sewing machine! She is a Brother SE400 Sewing and Embroidery Machine I bought from Amazon (affiliate link for your convenience.)  The upside is it was significantly cheaper to buy the sewing machine from Amazon than from a local store. The downside was waiting three long and agonizing days for it to be delivered!
 



Eleanor will be a fantastic addition to my sewing and serger machine fleet. Bessie will stay in service sewing the construction work - especially when I work with upholstery fabrics. Eleanore will do the detail work. The two sergers will pitch in as needed to do things that only sergers can do.

Let's celebrate with a party!


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Jerri at Simply Sweet Home - Twitter | FB | G+ | Pin | Inst
Christine at Light and Savvy - Twitter | FB | G+ | Pin | Inst
Dawn at LeroyLime - Twitter | FB | G+ | Pin | Inst | BL
Maisy at Becoming Alice - FB | G+ | Pin
Sheree at Stage Presents - Twitter | FB | Pin | Inst | Inst
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And if you love all of this week's favorites, please pin, share, and invite your friends to this week's linky party!

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Jerri at Simply Sweet Home chose

 
Lisa at Condo Blues (ME!) chose
DIY Picture Frame Wreath from Celebrate & Decorate with Chloe Crabtree

5 back to school prayers for Moms
Dawn at LeroyLime chose
5 Back to School Prayers for Moms by While I'm Waiting

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Kelly at Under a Texas Sky chose
Fresh Corn Dip from Lou Lou Girls

Sheree from Stage Presents chose
Painted Metallic Books from Savvy Apron

Maisy at Becoming Alice chose

 
Jen at Creatively Homemade chose
Burlap Scarecrow Garden Flag from The Country Chic Cottage

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Amy at A Day of Small Things chose
Butterfly Snack Bags at Lolly Jane Blog

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Penny at Penny's Passion chose
Printable Lunch Box Jokes from Gluesticks

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Christine at Light and Savvy chose
How To Make Seashell Chargers by Celebrate and Decorate

   
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