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  1. Please-Need Ideas for Selling Quilting Supplies

    by , 08-17-2017 at 12:57 PM
    Hi to all!

    I am not a quilter myself and I did just join in order to ask for some help from all of you. But, I have been looking over this site and it's so nice. All of you are lovely people and so helpful to one another. Truly a positive experience. I wish my mother had been able to participate; she would have loved it so much.

    My mother passed away this past April and I miss her every day. While she was living she became thoroughly immersed in the quilting world, and ...
  2. I'm smitten - new treadle w/ Singer 66

    by , 04-09-2017 at 06:42 AM
    originally posted 3/7/2017:
    So this past weekend I picked up a treadle base complete with a Singer 66 which I found locally on craigslist. I've already learned so much, like I should have removed the machine head from the base before loading into the back of my car. And it would have helped if we loaded it with the drawers facing up rather than down. I probably should have wrapped the whole thing in the blanket that I left by my front door. That being said, I now have it all set up in my family

    Updated 04-09-2017 at 06:45 AM by ddtrina

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  3. Singer 15 has arrived

    by , 04-09-2017 at 06:28 AM
    My latest acquisition...a Singer 15. Funny thing is during the online auction I thought I was buying a machine without the foot pedal. When I went to pick her up yesterday, I met the owner and said it was a shame that there was no pedal with it but figured I could find one online. He told me to hold on a minute, went back into the house, and came out with the matching pedal. Said he had just came across it recently after the auction pictures had been taken. It was my lucky day! Now to find some ...
  4. My newfound obsession...

    by , 01-07-2014 at 04:53 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by JLMoore3rd View Post
    Since I'm new here I thought I'd add some of my recent finds... this all started a couple of months back when I found a light green Singer 221K Featherweight for my wife. I had been picking up vintage typewriters (40 at present count) and enjoy cleaning them up and making them work, so refurbishing the 221K was similar. I've found that while typewriters are fun to work on, sewing machines are much more of a challenge and quite possibly more addicting. I've added a dozen sewing machines to the shelves
  5. ♥ Vintage Sewing Machines Cleaning & Tips

    by , 06-19-2012 at 12:34 PM (Craftybear Den)
    I love surfing online to find cool links for all of us to enjoy. I am now finding looks about cleaning old vintage sewing machines.
  6. ♥ Vintage Sewing Machines Links

    by , 05-14-2012 at 01:32 PM (Craftybear Den)
    I love surfing the internet for links and now organizing them here on this thread for all of us to enjoy.
  7. ♥ Manuals for Vintage Sewing Machines

  8. ♥ Vintage Sewing Machine Links & Parts

    by , 04-09-2012 at 04:48 PM (Craftybear Den)
    Parts for Vintage Sewing Machines:

    ♥♥♥ Websites and Blogs Vintage Sewing Machines ♥♥♥

    Ohio (Toledo)

    Dan, Bob Kovar out of Toledo, Ohio, is a well-known and well-respected dealer of industrial sewing machines (including vintage ones) and parts. The company's website is:

    hope that helps,
    - Rain

    Vintage Singer Sewing Machine Blog

    Updated 04-09-2012 at 04:55 PM by craftybear

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