Wednesday, January 20, 2010

I shall call her Nell

Well, my Singer Athena 2000 finally bit the dust. I'd been using a borrowed White sewing machine for a little while (thanks, Mandie!), but after a generous end of year bonus for Toby, he sweetly gifted me with a new machine to call my very own: a Necchi 6110. She is lovely, and I've decided to call her Nell.

I'm really excited - she's powerful but not complicated, got all the features I need (one-step buttonholer, drop-in bobbin, & a mechanical face that won't short out like my electrical one did) without a dizzying array of extras. Sure, one day, I think I'd like to be dizzied by the extras, but this one is just the thing for now. And one day, it'll be a great machine for the girls to work on.
Looking forward to all the exciting new creations we shall embark upon together...


Danielle said...


Danielle said...

Also, looking at your 2010 books, I loved A Place of Quiet Rest. It had a huge impact on my devotional life. And
The Holiness of God is truly one of the best books every written in the Christian genre. I couldn't put it down!