you dont do ANY ironing?
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you dont do ANY ironing?
Great idea for an extension table..and a cute ironingboard cover.
Wow Patrick, that is really a neat looking thing! Thank you for posting that grinder for all of us to see!Originally Posted by Pat Heinemann
Really pretty Majestic machine! I hope someone gets that machine and uses her!Originally Posted by vintagemotif
I could not get into the Needlebar site? I have always been able to go to Needlebar to see something there, now they are asking for a password. Anyone else have the same problem?
I have heard of people doing this with the ironing board! It also gives you a little more support as you wrestle with a quilt to get the binding on. Nice job Monica!Originally Posted by vintagemotif
Monica that quilt looks great! Your quilting lines look great too! Geeze, girl you have really put your treadles to work! Good for you - that is an inspiration to the rest of us!Originally Posted by vintagemotif
Well, I have done some research and learned alot, but have come up with a big zero when it comes to your machine. It is a puzzle.Originally Posted by cla8655
Have any of you had a chance to review the fiddle base I put on page 739? http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-43881-739.htm I know some of the key players in this shoppe have been out lately, but I'm real curious, and surely I don't have the resources that the lot of you have amassed.
This is what I think I have: Domestic, #3, Vibrating Shuttle, Fiddle base treadle machine.
In addition to any information, I am in search of a date. The number stamped under the (missing) shuttle slide is 88703. According to the manual I located and downloaded, it is really a quiltersí dream, for it will do free motion and embroidery. WOW! Of course, none of this will be possible until I locate a shuttle, attachments, and some sharp needles. Currently, everything seems to move nicely. It needs a cursory cleaning, and little more than routine oiling, and ATTACHMENTS. The belt needs to be tightened, but does not appear to be too brittle.
I'm all ears and eyes hoping someone here in the Vintage Shoppe can enlighten me with a dating link. (Preliminary research indicates about 1875) Iím also looking for resource which carries vintage parts. This beastie has consumed a lot of my time and energy this week, with only a few positive results.
I have a bunch of what I consider old machines in my collection, but I'm beginning to more and more appreciate these vintage machines. My husband reminds me that our house isn't big enough to take on another hobby. I just laugh and remind him that this is not another hobby, just an extension of the quilting.
Anyway . . . the machine?
no thread feed - a dating clue?
I think they have certain areas that are public and then much more that is accessible only if you are a member. I joined so I could see all the info on the site, and BOY what a process! You are required to jump through many hoops and it takes a while of being approved and several emails back and forth. I did it but I thought it was a *bit much*, especially if the intent is to preserve and share knowledge of these lovely old machines. :roll:Originally Posted by BoJangles
Very pretty quilt. I like the solid colors where the quilting is more visible to the naked eye.Originally Posted by vintagemotif