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Rig For Cone

Rig For Cone

Made from a magnifying glass stand. Works!  

December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments More
3 Thread Rolled Hem

3 Thread Rolled Hem

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4 Thread Coverstitch

4 Thread Coverstitch

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Straight Stitch, Elementary

Straight Stitch, Elementary

The under side, which is the bobbin thread, has a slight diagonal to it. Riccar 1850 (circa 1984)

December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Pfaff Ambition 1.5

Pfaff Ambition 1.5

after 2 years the Ambition will be getting a younger sibling I will be opening this sometime this week: (the picture on box is a big clue)

December 1, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Taylor Patterns Office revisted

Taylor Patterns Office revisted

…and cleaned, mopped, re-arranged- looking good, and ready for (more) work It appears dark with no lights on, as the walls, floors and ceiling are all pine. When I work I turn on every light in the place.        

May 29, 2012 | 0 Comments More
Time to Play, and Learn

Time to Play, and Learn

Pfaff Ambition 1.5  

February 12, 2012 | 0 Comments More
Treadle Machine

Treadle Machine

Picked it up at Cuz’s Antiques, Lebanon TN, sometime in the late 90s. It works!                                         Detail:  

February 11, 2012 | 2 Comments More
Cromwell Sewing Machine

Cromwell Sewing Machine

next machine. A 50s electric, a Cromwell. Purchased in an estate sell (50$), Nashville TN, 1995. It works beautifully, I used it in the late 90s when sewing through a thick spot (such as the intersection on your jeans where the inseam meets the leg hem- newer home machines, most of them, can’t seem to […]

January 15, 2012 | 2 Comments More
End Table/50s Electric

End Table/50s Electric

I have been using¬† this one as a little table in a work area. I will open it up in a bit. An early electric from the 50s. It works, when I open it I will share its main use these days (for me anyway).  

January 8, 2012 | 0 Comments More