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OMG I GOT A FEATHERWEIGHT!!!
and I wasn't even looking for one..
LaurenEmme
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Date: 10/20/12 7:07 PM

In my "what are you stalking" thread, I mentioned I needed to sell some stuff (jewelry) to raise funds to get a Sailrite. Well, seems one item I was going to sell was not worth as much as I thought and the other item was worth much more than I thought. After agreeing to consign the higher price item, I mentioned to the owner that I was selling it to get a new sewing machine for a side business and he mentioned that he had a machine in his office. I peered around the corner and saw a black case and said "that's not a Featherweight is it?" Yep. He said he'd take the lesser valued item as a trade, we shook, and it was a deal.

The case is a little beat but the machine is in really good shape, sews well and we're getting to know each other. It's so stinkin' cute! I feel like it was meant to be. Squeeeee!!!!

(of course hubby rolled his eyes when I showed him my trade, but I figured you ladies would understand why I'm giddier than a little girl at Christmas!!!)






Sorry, probably should have posted in the Featherweight Fanatics forum, just very excited!
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Date: 10/20/12 7:13 PM

Cool, congrats! I wish I could trade handbags or jewelry for sewing machines.

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In reply to LaurenEmme

Date: 10/20/12 7:19 PM

Congrats! Yes we do understand for sure!

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I miss you an awful lot my Babykins...
5/7/16 2 months already..>^^
Lord please take care of my much loved kitty.

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In reply to LaurenEmme

Date: 10/20/12 7:25 PM

Pretty. If you right click on your broken link and select view image, it comes up.

JEF

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In reply to LaurenEmme

Date: 10/20/12 7:31 PM

Sweet!

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Date: 10/20/12 7:35 PM

Congrats! What a great trade!!

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In reply to LaurenEmme

Date: 10/20/12 8:01 PM

Congrats! you got a very nice machine
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Date: 10/20/12 8:02 PM

Congrat's on your new FW! Have to agree they are so stinkin' cute!!
Enjoy making friends.....

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Date: 10/20/12 9:01 PM

What an excellent trade!! Enjoy your new Feather! They certainly are cute!
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Date: 10/20/12 10:47 PM

I'm certainly no lady, but I understand as well! Nice score!

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