My dear hubby gave me the Best Christmas Present Ever! I thought I was getting earrings (and I did get earrings, which I absolutely love) but he also found this Featherweight 221 at an estate sale:
What a find! I love it! It came with a case and over 60 years worth of grime and dust bunnies. I cleaned it up some for the picture above, but then took it to my friend Barb’s husband to give it a thorough cleaning and tuning. Now it runs like the day it was born (April 20, 1948) – thanks Mark!
The case is in pretty good condition:
Even with all the wonderful Christmas activities (kids, grandkids, food, fun, earrings and featherweights), I have finished all of Parts 4 and 5 of Bonnie Hunter’s Grand Illusion Mystery this week!
Here are all the part 4 blocks:
Bonnie is having a Monday Morning Link Up if you’d like to see the efforts of other Grand Illusionists. Now I just need to catch up with parts 1, 2 and 3. Yesterday afternoon I stitched a few of the Grand Illusion blocks from Part 1 with my new Cutey Pie: