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The Singer 7258 - meeting the machine.

I just unpacked my new sewing machine.
She is beautiful.
Here is a photo from the Singer website. You're not seeing a picture of her in all her glory, because she is on my kitchen table, and it's messy. Gosh, it's so messy. Hoping the Chap will do some mad housekeeping soon, otherwise I'll have to do it. And I'm still so ill. Coff Coff.
Are you ready?
The exciting new addition.

Now, I will always love our IKEA Sy for teaching me what can be achieved with a straight and zigzag stitch, but I can sooo excited about my Singer 7258 Stylist. Not least because, after the Chap sewed himself a very complicated self-drafted Hallowee'n costume last year, the Sy is starting to groan. Too many layers of fleece! Brave little machine.... I salute you!You were great for the last 2 years, until we mistreated you!

You're not forgotten, old friend.

The Singer is so exciting because it is my 'real beginner' machine. If I get good at this and I'm still doing it in 2 years, I'll treat myself to a Janome or a (gasp!) Juki or something. But this, the little machine that will show me the wonders of buttonholes, the little machine that will join me on an exciting adventure into knits ... let's hope this is a good one. 
If was a lightening deal on Amazon just before Christmas last year, and this post is to celebrate me actually taking it out of the box. What can I say, it's been a heck of a busy spring.

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