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The Best Thing About Our Embroidery Machine

April 6, 2013

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My wife enjoys the embroidery machine

Cranking out custom designs I create

Or files she buys on line or at the store

Upon tea towels, jackets, blankets

Or whatever she desires

 

She has stitched out in-the-hoop designs

That allow her to piece together

An entire quilt all by herself

By means of a technique called

Stitch-in-the-ditch

 

It’s a pretty cool machine

 

But to me

the coolest thing

Is that it’s called

ENTERPRISE

 

When a thread breaks

And I kneel down

To address the problem

And pick up a small tool

To aid me in rethreading

The needle

 

Suddenly

I’m Scotty

Squeezing through

A Jeffries Tube

Using an Interphasic

Coil Spanner to recalibrate

the warp core engines

 

And when my wife calls out

From the next room

To ask me how I’m doing

It’s all I can do not to

Answer her in a Scottish accent

Saying, “I’m givin’ it all I got, Captain.”

 

 

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5 Comments
  1. Lesley permalink

    😝 thread it up, Scotty

  2. Debbie permalink

    Ernie, you always make me laugh!

  3. You and your wife make an excellent team.

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