Go Back  Quiltingboard Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Search: Posts Made By: Kelly A
Showing results 1 to 13 of 13
Search took 0.00 seconds.
06-21-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By Kelly A

Question Help with cleaning & oiling a treadle base

Hi Everyone! Had some life interruptions, but now I'm trying to get back to refurbishing my 66 Red Eye Treadle machine. Thanks to lots of input from folks here on QB, the machine head itself looks...
06-06-2021, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 626
Posted By Kelly A

Not sure if this is a good price...

There's a single-owner 1955 Singer 15 in cabinet with foot and knee control, being offered for $125.
I know there were a gazillion of these made so if I pass on this, I'm sure I'll cross paths with...
05-31-2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,694
Posted By Kelly A

Wow - does your sister want another sibling?!!...

Wow - does your sister want another sibling?!! https://cdn.quiltingboard.com/images/smilies/biggrin.png What a nice haul! And you can't beat the cost of about $4.60 per machine! lol
I was really...
05-31-2021, 06:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,741
Posted By Kelly A

Smile Thanks, everyone! I did enjoy taking it bit by...

Thanks, everyone! I did enjoy taking it bit by bit, seeing the golden dried oil "patina" covering everything quickly turn to the clean silver/steel color it should be. Very satisfying work :)
Janey...
05-26-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,741
Posted By Kelly A

Progress - Part 2

I don't have a "before" photo of the face plate, but it was even darker than the round plate shown in the last post... bright and shiny now! The treadle is in pretty good shape - some rust spots...
05-26-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,741
Posted By Kelly A

Progress in the cleaning/oiling of my new addition!

I know it's been a few weeks, but I wanted to follow up with some before and after photos! Migraines & pressure headaches the past 2+ weeks due to storms & rollercoaster baro pressure have kept me...
05-11-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,741
Posted By Kelly A

Hi Janey - yes, it is 3-in-1 oil. It's what my...

Hi Janey - yes, it is 3-in-1 oil. It's what my mom always used to oil her sewing machines and it's what I had on hand. It's been doing a wonderful job at removing old oil from the various metal...
05-11-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,741
Posted By Kelly A

If you mean the large wheel with the groove in it...

If you mean the large wheel with the groove in it that the belt goes around (band wheel??), then yes, it is in fact there - all treadle base parts are intact and working.
Oh, wow - I just took...
05-11-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,741
Posted By Kelly A

https://cdn.quiltingboard.com/images/smilies/shock...

https://cdn.quiltingboard.com/images/smilies/shock.png I know several folks in the local quilt guild who collect vintage machines... not sure any of them have that many, though!
Do you ever sew with...
05-11-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,741
Posted By Kelly A

Thanks Pocoellie! :) I was amazed at the...

Thanks Pocoellie! :) I was amazed at the condition of it, too. It's inner workings and metal parts definitely have some old oil/dust/dirt build up, but even that has not been as bad as I anticipated...
05-10-2021, 06:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,741
Posted By Kelly A

Thanks for the welcome, Leon. We're nearly...

Thanks for the welcome, Leon. We're nearly neighbors - I live in Overland Park.
Having never owned a vintage Singer or a treadle before, I know I'll be spending quite a bit o' time researching all...
05-10-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,741
Posted By Kelly A

Thanks, Janey and JoeJr., for the welcome and the...

Thanks, Janey and JoeJr., for the welcome and the helpful links! I've managed to attach a couple photos this time (I think! lol), although neither the wheel nor the presser foot are visible, as...
05-10-2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,741
Posted By Kelly A

Question Wondering which Model 66 red eye I have

Hello everyone. I'm new to QB, but have already found a wealth of helpful information while searching prior posts and threads - I'm so glad I found this group! I recently purchased a 1923 Model 66...
Showing results 1 to 13 of 13


 
Forum Jump

FREE Quilting Newsletter


SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.