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Date: 3/30/13 9:18 PM

Hi all, I just want to clarify something... how do you control SMAD?
After my 1120 purchase I thought I was done but now I want a 550qe!
I believe the 530 is discontinued here on Aus because it's not listed on Bernina Australia. No more 530

How do you suppress your needs and wants on a machine you don't really need but you easily convince yourself you need it?

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Date: 3/30/13 9:24 PM

Oh my dear lady. You have come to the wrong place! I almost wound up with a PINK Morse sewing machine that I did not have room for when I sought folks here to convince me not to buy it. LOL! All I can say is that perhaps someone should start an SMAD Anonymous

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Date: 3/30/13 10:21 PM

I feel a little remorse thinking about it lol.
I think I have a pretty darn good lot of machines but my that 550qe would make a fine addition you know.
The 1120 has a CB hook so I am hoping maybe the felting needle attachment will fit my 1120. I don't want to felt on my 750 nor do I want a separate felting machine as I will not have anymore room for a 550qe if I do

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Bernina: 1130,Artista 200, 750QE, 1150MDA
Pfaff 1471, 2044
Janome 300e, 1200D
Now no more sewing machines for a very long time unless it's vintage.

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Date: 3/30/13 10:38 PM

If you can afford it and you really want it, where is your problem. Go for it. Try and stop feeling guilty and enjoy it.
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Date: 3/30/13 10:39 PM

You do not control SMAD. It controls you. You can get better by buying another machine.

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Date: 3/30/13 10:45 PM

And buying more fabric .
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Date: 3/30/13 10:46 PM

[/QUOTE]f you can afford it and you really want it, where is your problem. Go for it. Try and stop feeling guilty and enjoy it.[QUOTE]
You know what when ever I purchase a machine I will remember this.

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Now no more sewing machines for a very long time unless it's vintage.

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Date: 3/31/13 1:51 AM

I think I'm now a member of this group. It doesn't help when a friend GIVES you a machine.

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Date: 3/31/13 2:20 AM

Why would you want to control it?



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Date: 3/31/13 2:43 AM

You sew more: hands busy cutting, sewing, tracing can't be on a look out for new machines on the web! Of course asking the rest of us? That's like asking if you should stop eating chocolate in the middle of a chocolate convention.

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