Hello Janome 1600P!! Isn't she a beauty? With the arrival of the parents also came the arrival of Mum's Janome 1600P she brought last year. I mean, they are in a caravan, they don't have room for this! It was bad enough that Mr Happy Jack had to be packed up into storage but this baby as well? No way! I told Mum to put it on the back seat and bring it up and I would babysit it. I have finally unpacked it at last. The parents have been here 3 weeks but I wanted to do Lynne's quilt and my placemat swap on my old machine, didn't want to waste time getting to know a new machine on projects that had to be done by a certain time, know what I mean?
I had to get a walking foot sent up from Perth as it had only been used for free motion quilting on the Happy Jack frame. So once that arrived I was ready to go. I've started quilting this little dolls quilt in time for the party on Saturday. Just a simple white straight stitch up and down. Already I am in love with the pressure foot adjuster, that's good! Extension table, very nice too. 9 inch window to work in, very, very nice!
I am just loving the stitches, all even and a dream to sew! It has made me realize there was something wrong with my previous walking foot or maybe it was my sewing machine? It can FMQ like a dream but it has never produced stitches like this while using my walking foot. Never. I always had to sort of tug the fabric through, now with this baby, it just glides. I did say to Daz that when the parents return to Perth and Mum wants her machine back, there is no way I can go back to sewing with my old machine, I'll need a new one by then. I just got the non commital hmmmmm from him. They are planning to be away for 18 months so I've got lots of time to work on him!