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KerriS
July 25th, 2012, 01:45 PM
Helloo everyone..

I just have to tell you, that my sewing-dream I dreamt for the last 20 years today came true at last...

When I started sewing about 20 years ago, I saw that Husqvarna Machine and fell in Love immediately. Since then I had the dream that one day I would buy a Husqvarna.

Well, in the last weeks my Brother (innovIs900) did some funny things, I really didn't like, and it made "click" in my head..
I had looked around for a while, and then I decided, Yesss Now is the Time...

So I ordered my Husqvarna Viking Ruby last thursday, and this morning it arrived..
I am soooooo happy. Though it is an awful lot to learn, but I think with my 50 years, I am still young enough to manage it :lol:

Wanna have a look??

That is how she arrived this morning

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First look..

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all complete WOOOOWW that embroidery-kit is huuuuuge

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Thanks for looking..

have a wonderful day

buckeyequilter
July 25th, 2012, 01:47 PM
Congratulations! Have fun with your new machine.

Bubby
July 25th, 2012, 01:55 PM
Congratulations! I'm so happy for you, Kerstin! I remember well the two times in my life when I bought the machine of my dreams and how it felt. Later in life I felt that way again when I bought my first Featherweight 221! Enjoy your wonderful new machine!!

nurrsey
July 25th, 2012, 02:22 PM
It is a very cool feeling to get "that" machine, happy sewing!!

EnumclawGramma
July 25th, 2012, 02:28 PM
Nothing says HAPPY like a dream realized! Congratulations! Have fun!

csarina
July 25th, 2012, 02:30 PM
Twice I have managed to get my 'dream machine' my two Janomes, one of which is now residing with another member of this forum. Each time I have been so excited I could hardly control myself as I unpacked them........I loved the 11000 and thought it would last me for ever until I saw the 12000 and realised that it was the one I wanted. I have been so lucky to own these two machines. What ever Janome do in the future I will not be parted from my 12000.

Enjoy your new machine, play with it so you learn everything about it.........congratulations!!

cyndiofthevortex
July 25th, 2012, 02:33 PM
I hope you two have a long and happy life together. Congratulations!

HandsOffItsMine
July 25th, 2012, 02:34 PM
Congrats on your new machine. I've love my Husqvarna Lily for many years. :)

MissieP
July 25th, 2012, 03:07 PM
I hope you two have a long and happy life together. Congratulations!
haha that made me LOL. so funny.

I totally agree tho. congrats and may you 2 live happily ever after.

I also have a dream of a new machine..saving my pennies.

Beach Cottage Quilter
July 25th, 2012, 03:09 PM
Wow, Enjoy!

KerriS
July 25th, 2012, 03:31 PM
Thank you all for the congrats and the wishes..
It really feels great this "... at last I did it"...

She is really great.. and did I mention "huuuuuge"? lol

thanks again

Klasien
July 25th, 2012, 03:33 PM
Wauw that is a very cool looking sewingmachine!!!!
I have a Husqvarna for almost 22 years now, and still love it!!!

I wish you a lot of fun with your new toy, enjoy enjoy enjoy!!!!!!!!!!

Mimis-quilts
July 25th, 2012, 03:42 PM
Don't you love getting new toys???? Congrats and here's to a long life together!

Jess1377
July 25th, 2012, 03:43 PM
Oh what a fun and exciting day you are having! I am so happy for you that your dream machine has been realized!

Jean Sewing Machine
July 25th, 2012, 03:57 PM
I'm so happy for you! I love how Husquvarna names all of their machines after jewels! I remember seeing a box under the Christmas tree 36 years ago with the machine of my dreams in it, I couldn't believe my excitement, or how much I was thrilled that my husband purchased it for me. Have had a couple more machines since then, but nothing like that moment! Have a great time with it!

Monique
July 25th, 2012, 04:03 PM
How wonderful for you. Enjoy your new addition.

Genny
July 25th, 2012, 04:08 PM
Congrats on your new Ruby! Ohhhh she is sooo beautiful!

denisecolli
July 25th, 2012, 04:16 PM
Congratulations and you are Never to old to learn

sewbizzy
July 25th, 2012, 04:22 PM
I'm so happy for you...I'm sure you will have sew much fun with it!!!

rebeccas-sewing
July 25th, 2012, 04:43 PM
Definitely a big congratulations! There's nothing like a new machine. Have fun with it.

New York Sue
July 25th, 2012, 05:21 PM
Congratulations! She is a beauty!

Claire Hallman
July 25th, 2012, 06:08 PM
That embroidery hoop is huge, lucky girl. Enjoy your new machine.

sewmuchjan
July 25th, 2012, 06:08 PM
Lucky "Ruby" and Lucky Kerstin!!!!! Have fun you two!!!! Long life and many many quilts!!!!

pcbatiks
July 25th, 2012, 06:19 PM
Congrats on your new toy! Have fun with it and post pictures of your work!

NanaB
July 25th, 2012, 06:21 PM
Congratulations. My sister and I both have Husky's and love them. I'm sure you will as well.

mamaquilt
July 25th, 2012, 06:53 PM
thanks for sharing and I bet you have/had a wonderful day and evening /night with your new machine.

BellasQuilts
July 25th, 2012, 10:59 PM
Kersten sounds like I did last year with my new machine; we won't see her for at least a week! Congrats, dear, you are going to have a ball with it.

Winniesfriend
July 26th, 2012, 12:44 AM
Congratulations on your Ruby, at the moment she is my dream machine let us know how you go with her.

auntiemern
July 26th, 2012, 02:13 AM
So excited for you. Just bought a new machine myself and love it. Not the machine dreams are made of but that to, will come some day. Already started saving for her, :)

lilmouse
July 26th, 2012, 04:39 AM
Congratulations.....may you spend many happy hours with her.....I was just as excited when I got my Elna last year....was so afraid it would get dropped on the stairs...silly me!

madampolo
July 26th, 2012, 06:24 AM
I am soooo jealous! You are very lucky!

Blondie
July 26th, 2012, 06:46 AM
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Happy Dance for you Kerri! I am pea green with happy envy for you.

madampolo
July 26th, 2012, 09:43 AM
You have no idea how much I envy you! Congratulations on your new machine!

CrazyMtnLady
July 26th, 2012, 10:10 AM
Congrats. I am sure you will enjoy many happy hours getting to know her! Can't wait to see pictures of your first project together!

Cellomom
July 26th, 2012, 01:03 PM
How exciting! I see the smile on your face!

Quiltbee1
September 9th, 2012, 12:05 AM
So excited for you! I'm still using my trusty Duetta for embroidery. I sew on a 1977 Singer Futura and a new Singer 9960. I just bought a Longarm and I'm thrilled!!!!! Should arrive next week! Next machine will be a 6 needle embroidery rig!!! Enjoy! I love in the hoop projects!!!!!!!

Cellomom
September 9th, 2012, 01:47 AM
Very cool! Enjoy your new toy!

bkthomas
September 9th, 2012, 01:57 AM
I got all excited for you when I saw this, then realized it was several weeks ago....so how is it going? Great I hope...still I am excited for you!!!

quiltsRfun
September 9th, 2012, 12:04 PM
I love my Husqvarna Viking. I see a lot of good times in your future.

Mimi2boys
September 9th, 2012, 12:15 PM
Congratulations! I know you'll love her. I just got the Ruby about 2 weeks ago. I agree there's lots to learn but that's half the fun. Enjoy and keep us posted on how it's going. Love to see the projects you two make.

auntiemern
September 9th, 2012, 12:57 PM
Congrats on your new machine. Have fun getting to know her.

KerriS
September 9th, 2012, 01:19 PM
Thank you all.. again :lol:

I opened this thread at the end of July, but am very glad about your nice comments.
It didn't start so well, the automatical needle-threater did not work, so she had to travel through the country to the shop again to get it fixed.
Now everything works great. I have tested so much on small pieces, but I'm ready at last to start bigger projects.

thanks again and have a nice sunday