Inspired by Project Runway: A Welcome Addition to Workshop is Coming Soon

I had the pleasure of winning a $100 Amazon gift card from Hearst Magazines back in March 2012, and it's been "burning a hole in my pocket" since. It took a lot of thought.... buy something for fun, buy something to help invest in my business? So.... when I was watching Project Runway (Season 10), I was inspired to make my fun investment purchase:

Brother Sewing Machine Computerized CE8080 Special Project Runway Edition

Here's the official description:
Featuring a wide array of professional features in a lightweight, easy-to-use package, the CE8080PRW is a Project Runway Limited Edition computerized sewing machine featuring 80 unique built-in stitches, including 8 styles of one-step auto-size buttonholes. Sew with style as you take advantage of the LCD display stitch selection screen and the super bright LED-lit work area. Effortlessly thread your machine with the Advanced Needle Threading System and begin sewing almost immediately utilizing the Quick Set™ Drop-in Top Bobbin setting system.
The CE8080PRW is a Consumers Digest Best Buy and will give you many years of quality service whether you are doing basic mending, garment construction or even heirloom sewing. Become the fashionista you always dreamed of!
  • 80 Unique Built-in Sewing Stitches, Including 8 Styles of 1-step Auto-size Buttonholes
  • 120 Stitch Functions
  • Brightly Lit LED Work Area
  • Free Arm for Sewing Cuffs and Sleeves
  • Advanced Easy Needle Threading System
  • LCD Screen with Computerized Stitch Selection
  • Smooth Fabric Feeding Utilizing 7-point Feed Dogs
  • Drop Feed for Free Motion Quilting and Sewing
  • Exceptional Feed System Gives the Flexibility to Sew on Almost any Fabric
  • Quick-set™ Drop-in Top Bobbin for Fast and Easy Bobbin Sewing

Basic Features

  • LED Stitch Selection
  • Automatic Needle Threading System
  • Easy Bobbin Winding
  • Automatic Thread Cutter
  • Quick Set™ Bobbin

Sewing Features

Maximum Sewing Speed is 850 stitches per minute
  • 6 Feed Dogs
  • 8 One-step Buttonhole Styles
  • Stitch Width - 7mm
  • Stitch Length - 5mm
  • Drop Feed/Free Motion
  • Built-in Quilting Stitches
  • Free Arm
Included Accessories
  • Built-in Accessory Storage
  • Included Accessory Feet
    • Buttonhole foot
    • Zipper foot
    • Button sewing foot
    • Overcasting foot
    • Blindstitch foot
    • Monogramming foot
    • Zigzag foot
  • Accessory bag with needle set
  • twin needle
  • ballpoint needle
  • bobbins (4)
  • spool caps (3)
  • extra spool pin
  • seam ripper
  • cleaning brush
  • screwdriver
  • power cord
  • Operation Manual
  • Foot Control
  • Quick Reference Stitch Guides

Ah, my precious will arrive sometime next week. I can't wait!!!!!

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