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b.zang 09-06-2021 11:06 AM

Domestic Machine
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Wow, look at this machine that has been donated through me to my school sewing group. Runs like new.

cashs_mom 09-06-2021 12:13 PM

What a pretty machine! How nice of someone to donate it!

Quiltwoman44 09-06-2021 12:21 PM

It looks in great shape!! lucky you!

Jingle 09-06-2021 03:49 PM

A lucky deal for you and your class members.

ladyinpurple135 09-06-2021 04:41 PM

A great looking machine. Until a few years ago I had never known that there was a brand name machine called Domestic. The term “domestic” has been used for quite some time too refer to the machines regular sewers/quilters/ etc. used to differentiate them from long arm machines (or now mid-arm also). Good old mechanical sewing machines are always better in many way to the whiz bang machines of today (but I do love them, too!!!!). I have a collection of vintage Singer Sewing Machines plus my two leer r Pfaff machines and they sew so well. I am thinking I need to put a Domestic machine on my list of ones to get👍👍😀😀😀

ladyinpurple135 09-06-2021 04:59 PM

Since I’m a naturally curious person, I checked out the Domestic branded machines online. It seems like they made really good machines from about 1866 and that Singer an Howe did a lot of copying the Domestic stlyling and that the Domestic machines were actually better and sold the the two mentioned above. Unfortunately, I goofed and lost the article but I want to go find it again to share on my small quilt guild’s newsletter. II did just put in the search area “domestic branded sewing machines”. When I find it again I’ll post the link.

Sandy in Mooresville, NC

ladyinpurple135 09-06-2021 05:03 PM

Try putting this info into the search area —-

Who Made Domestic Sewing Machines? (Company History, Dating)

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