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From: TeresaNC
Date: 03-28-2007, 01:15 PM (1 of 7)
Hey everyone!
I'm Teresa from North Carolina and I'm a quilting/sewing fanatic who also has a nice sewing machine collection. Just brought home my mom's Singer 15 model from 1950, with the cabinet and stool. I had it tuned up and it runs very well, just as it did when I learned on it at age 12. I also have my Singer Fashion Mate from 1969, a Brother serger, a 1947 Featherweight, and a Viking Quilt Designer.

Quilting has been my passion for the past 20 years and now I also teach quilt classes and make quilts on commission. Now and then I make something new to wear for myself and I dabble in sewing crafts too.

This site has grown so much since I first came here years ago. I'm looking forward to sharing with and learning from everyone here.

User: TeresaNC
Member since: 03-28-2007
Total posts: 1
From: temom
Date: 03-28-2007, 03:55 PM (2 of 7)
Welcome, Teresa. You have quite a machine collection!
I'm a newbie at sewing, so I hope you will share some of your sewing wisdom.
User: temom
Member since: 01-19-2007
Total posts: 410
From: LeapFrog Libby
Date: 03-28-2007, 06:12 PM (3 of 7)
Welcome Teresa, I live in Charlotte, and I'm always glad to find other Tarheels on here.. For the longest it seemed like Karebear and I were the only ones... Now we have a little group growing every day! ! I have a Featherweight made in about 1955 (maybe). I bought it from Singer in 1957.. On a rent, then purchase plan..I also have a Kenmore early 70's model, a Companion 20/40 serger about1990, and a Janome (my retirement present to me) 1994.. Latest purchase Janome 900 Coverstitch machine since my old serger still works like new so I couldn't see buying a new one for upwards of $1500.. to get the coverstitch I wanted..I do lots of Crafting and sewing , mostly smaller items.. Some garments for me, more for my grands, and little bits here and there of quilting..(more like bazaar items, though)
Sew With Love
User: LeapFrog Libby
Member since: 05-01-2002
Total posts: 2022
From: IsabelleB
Date: 03-29-2007, 07:26 AM (4 of 7)
Welcome, Teresa! :bluesmile
Sewing blog: Kitty Couture
User: IsabelleB
Member since: 10-25-2006
Total posts: 265
From: SheliaHC
Date: 03-29-2007, 07:37 AM (5 of 7)
Hello Teresa. Welcome. I'm in Chapel Hill so we're practically neighbors.

User: SheliaHC
Member since: 12-28-2005
Total posts: 95
From: orshadow
Date: 03-29-2007, 08:09 AM (6 of 7)
Howdy from just down the highway! :)
User: orshadow
Member since: 03-21-2007
Total posts: 3
From: MaryW
Date: 03-29-2007, 08:14 AM (7 of 7)
Hi Teresa and welcome. :smile:
owner/editor of Sew Whats New
User: MaryW
Member since: 06-23-2005
Total posts: 2542
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