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Thread: skinny bobbins for my sphinx treadle

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    skinny bobbins for my sphinx treadle

    Hi i have a cosmetically worn sphinx treadle that sews like a dream! but I only have four bobbins! does anyone have an idea where to get more? and a shuttle to put it in?
    don't stop!just keep trying and something usable will turn out!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by cindypierce View Post
    Hi i have a cosmetically worn sphinx treadle that sews like a dream! but I only have four bobbins! does anyone have an idea where to get more? and a shuttle to put it in?
    check with sew-classic for the bobbins.
    NEVER let a sewing machine know you are in a hurry.
    Success is not final. Failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts. Winston Churchill

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    i emailed them but they don't have them listed. Thankyou!!!!will keep trying. I love my treadle!!!
    don't stop!just keep trying and something usable will turn out!!

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    NEVER let a sewing machine know you are in a hurry.
    Success is not final. Failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts. Winston Churchill

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    thankyou!! have ordered will tell all when i try them! I found Treadleon.com in another thread and he told me how to adjust the shuttle carrier if needed.
    don't stop!just keep trying and something usable will turn out!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by cindypierce View Post
    Hi i have a cosmetically worn sphinx treadle that sews like a dream! but I only have four bobbins! does anyone have an idea where to get more? and a shuttle to put it in?
    Check on ebay for vintage bobbins.
    pat design

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    I use the same kind of bobbins and found them in a pack of either 6 or 8 (been awhile since I bought them) at Hancocks, they are the one's without the hole in the end, they are solid.
    Maria
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