by airyfairy 29 Nov 2014

About 10 days ago I posted that I had be given an old but hardly used sewing machine. After being fitted with a new foot peddle the machine is working beautifully. The plastic cover however had seen better days and was badly torn, so I have made made a new cover. I will be giving the machine to my youngest daughter Emma, who at the moment shares my old sewing machine with her sister.

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by lidiad 30 Nov 2014

You have made a beautiful cover, Sarah! Your daughter will be thrilled.
Hugs, Lidia

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by snowbird42 30 Nov 2014

Emma will be thrilled to have her machine sometimes sharing is not so cool....soozie

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by asterixsew Moderator 30 Nov 2014

Lucky Emma and well done on the beautiful cover for her new machine

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by shuede 30 Nov 2014

Love the cover.

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by marianb 30 Nov 2014

Beautiful cover! Emma will be thrilled..

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airyfairy by airyfairy 30 Nov 2014

Thank you so much

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by crafter2243 Moderator 30 Nov 2014

Good job. Lucky Emma. I am glad your find turned out so good.

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airyfairy by airyfairy 30 Nov 2014

Thank you Angie and thank you to the person who gave me the machine.

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by airyfairy 30 Nov 2014

Thank you Kay

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by katydid 29 Nov 2014

Great cover!

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airyfairy by airyfairy 30 Nov 2014

Sorry - put your thank you in wrong place

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by lbrow 29 Nov 2014

I love the cover you have made./Lillian

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airyfairy by airyfairy 29 Nov 2014

Thank you Lillian

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by sdrise 29 Nov 2014

Very neat! glad you got the machine working. Have fun!!

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airyfairy by airyfairy 29 Nov 2014

Thank you Suzanne - it works like a bomb!!

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by noah 29 Nov 2014

Love your cover excellent work our cute friend hugs

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airyfairy by airyfairy 29 Nov 2014

Thank you Carolyn

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by shirley124 29 Nov 2014

So pleased to hear you got the old / new machine going. Your daughter will be thrilled with it. Hugs

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airyfairy by airyfairy 29 Nov 2014

She is going to love it, especially as it is also quite small. Thank you Shirley for comment

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by sewdeb 29 Nov 2014

Oh, Sarah, your daughter is going to be "over the moon" when she sees this wonderful gift ~ made all the more special with terrific cover you made! Love the fabric and the color choices! Hugs, Deb

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airyfairy by airyfairy 29 Nov 2014

Thank you Deb

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by maggiecal 29 Nov 2014

Love the cover and the fabric - you are fast!

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airyfairy by airyfairy 29 Nov 2014

Thank you. I think that is why I have never attempted quilting. I have to make things quickly.

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by highlandermom 29 Nov 2014

The machine does look new. The cover you have made it is terrific I love the print the car in it reminds of me of a car my hubby got me as wedding gift he knew I loved it. A 1953 Cadillac limo. That thing had no power steering and a tank but, I loved it. I love the added embroidery designs you have here this is a gift of love. I am sure she will be happy, love with it , Laugh and sew and the apple don't fall far from the tree she will also work hard she has a great mother.

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airyfairy by airyfairy 29 Nov 2014

Mary - your words bought tears to my eyes. Thank you so much

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by loosie 29 Nov 2014

She's one lucky gal! Beautiful machine and cover :)

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airyfairy by airyfairy 29 Nov 2014

Thank you Lucy

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by Leaha 29 Nov 2014

Beautiful job, she will love the machine, cover and most of all her caring mother.

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airyfairy by airyfairy 29 Nov 2014

Thank you

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by dragonflyer 29 Nov 2014

Great job...you do so very well with these sewing machine covers....and I love piping!

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airyfairy by airyfairy 29 Nov 2014

Kim this is not piping but bias binding - it was all I had.

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by mops Moderator 29 Nov 2014

I love the cover you made and am sure your daughter will love it and the machine that comes with it.

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airyfairy by airyfairy 29 Nov 2014

I think she will be amazed with the machine.

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by pldc 29 Nov 2014

Love the embroidery on this too Sarah! You did a terrific job & Emma will be pleased!~hugs~

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airyfairy by airyfairy 29 Nov 2014

Thank you Loralye

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by NancyBT10 29 Nov 2014

Your sewing machine cover looks fantastic! I love the fabric and the bright trim really perks it up!

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airyfairy by airyfairy 29 Nov 2014

Thank you Nancy. I have lined it in red as well. Love the combination of gray and red

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by sonjapotgieter 29 Nov 2014

Well done!!!!Beautiful....

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airyfairy by airyfairy 29 Nov 2014

Thank you Sonja

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by pennifold 29 Nov 2014

What a gorgeous cover Sarah, I should make a couple for my machines. It's one of those things I keep putting off. I'll get to it one day. Love Chris

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airyfairy by airyfairy 29 Nov 2014

I did the embroidery and cutting out yesterday and made the cover in about three hours.

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by jofrog2000 29 Nov 2014

Looks great. Good thing that a foot pedal was all you needed.

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airyfairy by airyfairy 29 Nov 2014

It is sewing beautifully but very noisy compared to my own Bernina

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by spendlove Moderator 29 Nov 2014

Brilliant - well done!

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airyfairy by airyfairy 29 Nov 2014

Thank you Sue - this was an extra job that I was not expecting......

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by michemb 29 Nov 2014

great job Sarah,
love your fabric
hugs
Michelle

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airyfairy by airyfairy 29 Nov 2014

Thank you Michelle. It is most unusual for us to get fabric like this. Unfortunately it frayed like mad, which kept me on my toes!!

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