Thursday, April 23, 2009
My Imperial Princess
I've begun working with a new sewing machine- a retro 'Imperial' Model 676. Somewhat feline in disposition, she's a little temperamental , but sleek and well-built. At least she isn't high-strung; she stitches loosely, with all parts moving freely except when she decides to halt suddenly. At this point, she refuses to go further until I tighten the balance wheel. She then runs happily as if nothing has happened at all; as long as I realize who's really in control we get along just fine. We both have our limitations, but are beginning to come to an understanding. I never was a cat person.