Piles of fabric, baskets full of color – we had such a great time!
One of the featherweights had a special story ---a tale of a traveling circus! And of the “little people” who owned the featherweight and hauled it from place to place to place along with the circus caravan, using the machine to design and mend costumes and the other necessary sewing needs of a traveling troupe of performers. What a great story!
Another story was told of a featherweight found at the curb on trash day ---knocking on the door of the throw-it-out owners and asking if they could “HAVE” it and being told “please take it ---“.
I am NEVER that lucky!
Another fun one!
Have you seen one of these? It’s an Elna Lotus ---not sure on the age, but I’m guessing 70s?? Anyone know? It has no case, the little flaps fold up to protect the machine, and fold down to become a work surface. This one was found at a yard sale for $75.00. A steal!
7 different “chapters” all with their own demos, and time to sew as many units as you can within a given time frame ---that was our day. It’s a fast paced, fun and scrappy free-for-all with lots of fabric trading, and letting that inner child come out to play.
Here are the photos taken of our progress:
Today is workshop day #2 with the Quilters Unlimited.
I’m ready for them --- I hope they are ready for me!