Sunday, March 4, 2012

My New Toy


One day last week I had gone to JoAnn's.  In the JoAnn's near me there is a sewing machine shop inside.  I had asked the lady there about the new Singer 160 and she thought they had all been sold.  She made a call and the person on the other end said that they had ordered some.  So she offered to put my name on a list so I agreed but never thought she would call.  On Saturday she called so we ran to JoAnn's I could not wait to get there.  I thought I was just going to look at it.  Well I could not resist.  It is just to cute. 


I bought this duck to recover a rocking chair.  But I decided to make this yarn bag out of a little piece of it.  This is the first thing I made with my new beauty.


And on the inside I just had to have polka dots.


Today I sewed the rick rack on  my Bissful day quilt top.


This is how it looks finished.  I am thinking the back should be red with white polka dots.

Hope everyone has had a wonderful weekend.

TTFN

donna

19 comments:

  1. Donna,
    I adore your new machine! It is so cute!
    Your bag and quilt is lovely as well. Love the fabrics!
    Have a good week.
    Hugs,
    Donna

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  2. nice new toy Donna and lovely projects you have been working on,well done.xx

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  3. Congrats on the new machine! I saw that one in person and it was awesome! I think red polka dots would be perfect for the back of your quilt! Take Care! :)

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  4. What a lovely machine ...you should be so pleased......

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  5. Yum - pretty new machine!!! Love your bag and quilt top, I think polka dots would be perfect!

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  6. Congratulations on your new sewing machine. :) Paula

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  7. You want to come over and play? We could just chat and sew. You know kind of like a big girl play date. Only with needles and thread. I am just thrilled for you. Love it. Smiling all day....Renee

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  8. Your new Singer looks like it should be in my grandmother's house. Of course the digital numbers kind of give it away. Cute.

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  9. Love your new toy, Donna!
    Congratulations! You have won the Liebster Award! Come on over to my blog to see how it works.

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  10. Hi Donna! Your blog is the prettiest blog I've ever seen!!! Your pin cushion to Amy is adorable!!! ♥♥♥

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  11. What a fun new toy!! :-) And the ric rac trim looks so cute on the quilt! Glad you were able to find some.

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  12. What a great new toy! I have seen that machine and it is adorable. How does it sew? Cute bag!

    Blessings

    Linda

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  13. Hi there Donna!
    You lucky girl you. I am so happy for you! It must feel pretty fun using such a nice New but Vintage machine :)
    I think red and white polka dots are perfect! Love the yarn bag.
    Blessings,
    Susie

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  14. How lucky were you. That's great. Beautiful tote and your quilt is gorgeous.

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  15. Hi Donna, just stopping by to say how delightful your blog is. Thanks so much for sharing. I have recently found your blog and am now following you, and will visit often. Please stop by my blog and perhaps you would like to follow me also. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Chris
    http://chelencarter-retiredandlovingit.blogspot.com/

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  16. Girl, that sewing machine is too cute!! Love the little yarn bag with the polka dots! The rickrack looks super duper on your quilt! With all this loveliness for inspiration I need to get busy and get to my sewing room too!!

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  17. THAT's a NEW machine?! It's gorgeous! Now I've got to check out my Joann and see if they're carrying it! Love your bag too ~ that fabric is so pretty:)

    ~Cindy

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