Monday, June 24, 2013

It's Here, Super Happy Dance(s)!!!

Last week a large white van pulled up outside Barbara's house  (she only lives 2 doors away so I could see it from the front window :)  and two fantastic men from Dave's Bernina started to unload these boxes.


Followed by these boxes.


And then those two wonderful men (father and son, so fun!!) set up this.


And before you know it, had this added this to it.


And then there was light!!!   It's on for the first time, so exciting!!!!


And wouldn't you know it, the first quilt top that just still happened to be in the WIP pile (shame on me) was my Tetris top :)  It is working perfect for our learning curve needs :)


Yup, pretty much happy dances all weekend long :)

So, did you do any happy dances in your sewing space this weekend ???

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28 comments:

  1. Very nice package to receive, something I would love to have.
    Are you sharing it? That would be nice to have someone to buy one with and cut the costs.

    Debbie

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  2. woo hoo for you! that is super exciting. Have lots of fun playing with it!

    :) Kelly @ My Quilt Infatuation

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  3. Congratulations on your HQ ownership! I started practicing free mtion quiting on my domestic machine for the first time ths weekend. I'll start quilting for real ths week. Yeah us!

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  4. Nice that your mother-in-law shares. Have fun.

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  5. That was an exciting weekend for you! So super jealous. Very nice MIL!

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  6. Yaaayyaaaaa! I remember the absolute excitement I felt last August when I got my Avante 18. Did yours come with the zipper system? I don't know if they all come with them or if my did because of the dealer I bought it from, but I would definitely get them since you're sharing it. That way if she has a project on the machine and you want to quilt another project you can just unzip hers from the leads and zip yours on, beats the heck out of pinning and re-pinning.
    sue
    seaminglyslawsonquilts.blogspot.com

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  7. So is this yours or Barbara's that lives 2 doors down??? I'd love to know more about this machine - like EVERYTING! :)

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  8. Oh wow how very exciting - only in my wildest dreams...

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  9. How fun!!! No happy dances here in my neck of the woods, but can't wait to see what you do on it! Knowing you, it's going to be great! :-)

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  10. Oh you lucky gals! That's great!
    Enjoy your new HQ Avante.

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  11. Have so much fun!!! I didn't realize that Dave's Bernina sold HQ's too! How awesome! :)

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  12. How exciteing...enjoy that lovely machine

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  13. So exciting. You will have lots of fun. Enjoy!

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  14. Oh wow! Can I send you some quilts to quilt!! Looks like so much fun!

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  15. Too cool! That's my friend's brother's shop. I can't wait to see what you crank out on this baby!

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  16. Oh, envy is not good, but I think I turn green with it soooooon!
    Big hug from Maja a green Swede;-)

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  18. I have an HQ16 that I bought and I like to say, "My toys keep the kids coming home." My DILs love to use it. You will really enjoy it.

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  19. The toy has arrived!!! Yay!!!! Have fun!

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  20. I don't think I'd ever stop dancing if I were you! Talk about a dream come true. Have fun!

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  21. Yay! That looks awesome! Can;t wait to hear all about your learning curve with it.

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  22. Yeah for you. I'm sure you are having loads of fun. I can't wait to push the On button on my long arm machine too.

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  23. Hope you've been having fun with the new toy :o)

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Thank you so much for your sweet comments. I just love hearing from you!!
Have a Happy Quilting Day :)

Melissa