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  1. Can I join in here. I read a few pages back but...

    Can I join in here.
    I read a few pages back but you guys have an impressive thread going :D So I figured I will just jump right in

    Well I have always had my treadle and once I got it back up and...
  2. It is a fiddle base Domestic. I looked it up...

    It is a fiddle base Domestic. I looked it up awhile ago it was made somewhere in the late 1800's early 1900's I think.

    I will have to look it all up agian.
  3. looks like just the plate where the bobbin drops...

    looks like just the plate where the bobbin drops into.
    Plus the ad said red eye, I dont know much about singers but was the red eye still using the shuttle bobbins
  4. Haha I totally missed that. hehehe thats a pricey...

    Haha I totally missed that. hehehe thats a pricey bobbin thing maybe its lined with gold :roll:
  5. Anyone good at naming feet? I have some feet...

    Anyone good at naming feet?

    I have some feet that were in the drawer of my machine.
    I know several of them but most I do not know how to use

    1. I dont know what it is
    2. Is a ruffler but I...
  6. Okay I relooked up all the info about my machine....

    Okay I relooked up all the info about my machine. I have memory problems so I end up lookign things up mulitiple times
    :-D
    My machine was made in the 1880's it is the #4 family cabinet I think....
  7. So I have been talking with my husband and after...

    So I have been talking with my husband and after we move I want to get another sewing machine.
    So I come to you guys for advice.
    I would like another treadle this one I want a singer.
    Preferably I...
  8. September 23 1935 If you go to the singer...

    March 13 1956

    Billy[/quote]

    Ok Billy, I don't know how you know the exact date but here is my Featherweight.

    AE000531 -- can you tell me the date of this machine?

    Nancy[/quote]
  9. I have a question. I think I might be getting a...

    I have a question. I think I might be getting a singer 66. From what I understand the feed dogs do not drop. How do you cover them up for quilting?

    Also I this one is a back clamp shank does this...
  10. Karen hopefuly they will get to you're intro...

    Go to the NeedleBar.org they have all of the information you could ever want.

    Billy[/quote]



    Ok. Going to try this again. Billy, I went to NeedleBar as you suggested but not real happy with...
  11. I would not buy that but If I found one or one...

    I would not buy that but If I found one or one was given to me i know just where I would put it lol

    Kinda sad to think that that singer had to give up its life for that :cry:
  12. If it is truly that age 1867 then I would get it...

    If it is truly that age 1867 then I would get it for 150$ if I had money I would drive to Ohio to get it lol
    But I am a pre 1880 snob (well not really but I lick my chops at them :mrgreen: )
    So...
  13. On a side note. Dont you hate it when they dont...

    On a side note. Dont you hate it when they dont post clear pictures. When I am trying to sell anything on craiglist I try to get the best picture possible. It kinda makes me wonder in the age of...
  14. I just got 3 new singers today. I will post pics...

    I just got 3 new singers today. I will post pics a little later buy here are their dates.

    They are all Singer 66's

    First one it is not a treadle but it doesn't have a motor on it either. The...
  15. haha I think I got that last one wrong.Its really...

    haha I think I got that last one wrong.Its really hard to tell if the serial number is a C or a G but I am thinking G.

    If it is then it is
    G3551625 made March 16th 1910 made in Elizabeth NJ...
  16. I have been watching that machine on craiglist. I...

    I have been watching that machine on craiglist. I think its sad that machine is in such bad shape and the cabinet might not even be fixable.
    I would take it off his hands but there is no way I would...
  17. Next year like a year away or next year like 6...

    Next year like a year away or next year like 6 months away lol
    I gotta know how long I got to save up for one. :mrgreen:
    Are they going to be electric? and if so can they be made treadle?

    Now I...
  18. My new machines Last week I went and got 3...

    My new machines


    Last week I went and got 3 new machines
    I was only suppose to get 1 and then it turned into 2 and I came home with 3

    A post on here way back in May had a letter form a man...
  19. Ohh I forgot to ask The guy gave me the...

    Ohh I forgot to ask


    The guy gave me the 66-16 to replace the 66-1 in the cabinet because the 1 has the back clamp attachments and the 16 has the side.

    He said I could take the treadle hand...
  20. Thanks for trying to explain it to me but for...

    Maybe a much easier idea????

    My 66 1914 was a high shank back clamp too. We then bought a low shank 66 for parts and DH switched the foot holding posts,the one for the foot. It took about 10...
  21. Thanks that does help a little more. I am a...

    This might help:

    http://treadleon.net/sewingmachineshop/backclampfeet/convertingbackclampfeet.html[/quote]

    Thanks that does help a little more. I am a really visual person I wish there was a...
  22. UGHHHH So I went to make my first quilt on the...

    UGHHHH
    So I went to make my first quilt on the treadle red eye that I got last week.
    I have sewed on it everyday pretty much but just practice things you know a piece of fabric and off I go.
    ...
  23. [quote=BoJangles] Thanks Nancy. My treadling...

    How is your treadling? I had a terrible time getting even stitches because I was a terrible treadler! Once, I figured out how to treadle and keep going forward, I had no problems with thread breaks...
  24. I pulled out all the tread that was on the...

    I pulled out all the tread that was on the bobbin when I got the machine and replaced it with my own.
    If this machines bobbin area does not like my thread we have a problem lol cus I only use coats...
  25. I was thinking that too. Even if I had to get a...

    Could this possibly ever be restored???[/quote]

    I was thinking that too. Even if I had to get a new paint job it would be worth 25.00 but she has a reserve and proly thinks its worth gold
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