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Thread: Just bought my first treadle

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    Senior Member KiwiQuilter's Avatar
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    It needs a little work and a few parts replaced, but even so I am very excited.

    It is a Singer treadle. I think it's a 66 model manufactured around 1935 in Clydebank Scotland.

    Can't wait to pick it up. I plan to use it for dual purpose; a sewing machine and for decoration.

    Here's a sneak preview.

    My latest find.
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    cool treadle, have fun with your new machine

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    My mum used to have one in a cabinet like that..I learnt to sew on it :)

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    My Grandmother had a similar one. Although it had been converted to an electric model. I have fond memories of it. I've wanted a treadle for so long - but they can be expensive, and very difficult to collect due to travelling distance, and the treadles weight.

    After some recent discussions on this board, and after doing my research I was able to "realize the dream". :)

    It ended out being a local online purchase. Very excited.

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    Wonderful, good for you!

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    Congratulation's on getting your first Treadle!! :thumbup: I got mine this past Christmas & I still just love to look at her!! :D Enjoy!!
    :D :D :D :D

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    She is a Beauty!

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    Sounds like obtaining a treadle in New Zealand is just as it is here in Western Australia, expensive and hard to find.

    I am pleased you managed to find such a nice example, and in way better condition than any I have seen recently. Hope you have many happy hours with your treadle.

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    Awesome! Enjoy your new toy.

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    What a beautiful machine. I just love those old treadles.

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