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    Missouri Star

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    Default ........sewing day

    My friend and I belong to a group that makes sanitary supplies for girls/women in Africa. Today, Nipsy and I sewed several, then I finished them off on the serger.

    I have owned several different brands of machines, Singer, Pfaff, Brother, Juki and now this Bernina. I am pretty sure I will never buy another brand machine, if I ever have to. This thing has oomph! I got to wind a bobbin and I was flabberghasted!

    Trust me, if you ever find a good deal on one of these, take it if you can. You won't be sorry!
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    Default Re: ........sewing day

    I know what you mean. My Bernina is over 30 years old and I still love her.

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    Default Re: ........sewing day

    congratulations on your new machine

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    My Aunt Lois had an older Bernina that she took everywhere for her entire life...she wouldn't even try another machine.

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    Kudos to you and your friend for working on the sanitary product project. Lack of sanitary supplies is one of the main reasons girls drop out of school in under-developed or poverty stricken areas/countries.

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    So glad you're loving your new baby.
    Katrina


    “Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.”
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    Default Re: ........sewing day

    Oh I am envious. You have an air-fed serger? I have a White serger, over 30 years old. It ploughs through anything, but ohh to have the threads whizz through would be a dream.

    Do you have a pattern and type of fabrics that you use? I might be interested in making some to send.

    Enjoy life and do what makes you happy. Everything else will follow.

    Every day I try to do one thing that challenges my comfort zone.

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    Default Re: ........sewing day

    Bubba, I'm not familiar with the sanitary project, could you enlighten me? Thank you

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    I wish I could provide a name of the project, as well as patterns, but I really don't know. We go to a church where all the pieces are cut out and we are basically assembly workers!! I think my friend knows, but sadly, she is in Australia for the next eight weeks and I can't contact her!!!

    I will try to get the info in a couple months when we go again.
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    Default Re: ........sewing day

    We make these at our church and send them to Zambia. There are never enough- the women and girls line up by the hundreds to get them! I hope this link works! If not I’ll find another way to post some directions on here. There are some tutorials on Pinterest; it just depends on what style you want/need to make. Let me know if this link works.
    http://media.wix.com/ugd/1150cf_70f2...905d1beb39.pdf

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