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Old 04-06-2019, 07:02 AM
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Im a 67 years young retired homemaker. I love sewing. The first Machine I ever sewed on was a Singer Treadle machine. I was about 10 years old, visiting my grandmother.

I recently acquired a 1935 Singer Treadle machine. Weve ordered a belt and bobbin wheel for it. Oiled it and it seems to work.

I want to make a quilt on the new, to me, treadle machine.
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Old 04-06-2019, 07:05 AM
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Welcome from Soggy Seattle. The first machine I used was my Mom's old electric singer, not sure of the model but it had a knee bar and I think what they call a coffin case? Rounded wood. I've been using vintage machines older than me most of my sewing career but last fall a friend gifted me with her modern (but replaced) Bernina. I am loving the needle threader.
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Old 04-06-2019, 07:05 AM
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that will be so much fun. I learned on my grandmothers treadle machine too.
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Old 04-06-2019, 08:09 AM
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Welcome from Ontario, Canada. I also own a Singer treadle plus a few other machines.
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Old 04-06-2019, 08:25 AM
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Welcome from Houston! I used to live east of New Waverly sort of between New Waverly and Coldspring. Beautiful area. I have my Grandma's Franklin treadle but I have to admit, I've never used it.
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Old 04-06-2019, 08:26 AM
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Welcome from western NY and happy quilting
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Old 04-06-2019, 04:36 PM
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Welcome from Maine.
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Old 04-06-2019, 04:57 PM
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Howdy from Texas! You are going to love this quilting board. There is so much information & encouragement here that just being here makes you a winner. We would love to see things you've made.
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Old 04-10-2019, 05:19 PM
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Welcome from Oklahoma. I do hope someone took pictures of you on the treadle!
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Old 04-11-2019, 03:52 AM
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Welcome from Michigan!
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