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Embroidery Machines Brother PE770 and the Pfaff Creative Sensation Pro

Bridget McPhillips

Embroidery Machines Brother PE770 and the Pfaff Creative Sensation Pro

I have wanted an embroidery machine ever since I became aware that they exist.  As a mom, I always wanted to sew my kids names or make them cute things.  It was so difficult to fine exactly what I had in mind which always lead me to make things myself.  I was given the Brother PE770 as a milestone birthday gift, this was the beginning of a whole new world of creating for me. I was initially extremely intimidated by the PE770.  I was so afraid I was going to break it, and once I got myself past that fear,...

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Juki 8300N

Bridget McPhillips 8300N Industrial sewing machine Juki sewing machine review

Juki 8300N

After being commissioned to do a series of memory quilts using baby clothes, I came to the realization that the Harp Size on my Brother was just too small.  I do all of my own quilting, and free motion quilting using my brother  was making free motion quilting a very unpleasant process. Given the generous harp size on the industrial straight stitch sewing machines, I decided to take a look at them to use as my quilting machine.  There is a great little shop in Rocky Hill, Connecticut called Renato's Sewing.  I stopped in one day and learned he sells...

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What was your first sewing machine?

Bridget McPhillips

Do you remember the first time you sewed using a sewing machine? I have sewn for most of my life.  The sewing machine I learned to sew on and sewed for most of my childhood on was a Singer model 93234, my mom's sewing machine.  No, I did not remember that model number from my youth... she still has it! My mom's singer is still going strong.  She had it serviced several years back, nothing was wrong with it, but she had not had it serviced in years, so she took it in.  The man who cleaned and tuned her...

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Happy New Year

Bridget McPhillips New Year

Happy New Year

Just a simple note to say Happy New Year.  I am looking forward to a year full of opportunity and growth.  I am developing a series of posts which take a close look at the choices of fibers available in the textile world.   The qualities and uses of each and some questions about the content and impact on the environment related to the use of different textiles.  This processes started as an education for myself as to the choices available in my business plan.  I found the information so enlightening I felt it would be worthwhile sharing.   Keep moving...

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Welcome

Welcome to our Creative Space.  The merchandise and services your will find here are one of a kind.  We work in small batches with attention to quality construction and craftsmanship. Check back here to get a behind the scenes look at the creative process here at The Tumbled Stone.

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