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03-06-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,317
Posted By Edseljeff

Presser foot up or down?

When storeing a machine should the presser foot be up or down? I've been told it should be up so there is no tension on the spring that raises the presser foot. Seems to make sense. Whaddaya think?
Forum: Pictures
04-29-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,831
Posted By Edseljeff

They are 8 inch squares. Going to check out the...

They are 8 inch squares. Going to check out the lattice pattern right now. Thanks, EasyPeezy.
Forum: Pictures
04-29-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,831
Posted By Edseljeff

Quilting square estate sale find

Went to an estate sale of a quilter and bought a tub of neatly cut and ironed squares of every color and calico print imaginable. It would take forever to count them all. I'm estimating at least 500 ...
04-24-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 915
Posted By Edseljeff

Did some online research. According to the serial...

Did some online research. According to the serial number AB661652, it is a model 99 made June 15, 1927 in Elizabeth, New Jersey. I particularly like the knee controller instead of a foot pedal.
04-24-2018, 05:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 915
Posted By Edseljeff

99K...(I think)

Saved another machine from the trash...99K, I think. Was told it did not work. Cleaned, oiled and replaced a bent needle. It would not pick up the bobbin thread. Found a straight pin jammed in the...
04-19-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,116
Posted By Edseljeff

Beautiful machine!!! :thumbup:

Beautiful machine!!! :thumbup:
04-19-2018, 03:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,388
Posted By Edseljeff

Found another featherweight table.

Found another featherweight table at Goodwill for $4.50. It was missing the insert and the tuop was in rough condition. Gave it to my sister-in-law. She made an insert with a scrap piece of wood...
Forum: Pictures
04-14-2018, 04:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,353
Posted By Edseljeff

I used a white bed sheet cut into 8 inch squares....

I used a white bed sheet cut into 8 inch squares. Used a rotary cutter to cut across the ties, opened them up, then ironed, making "strips" of material. One strip placed face up on the white square...
04-11-2018, 04:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,644
Posted By Edseljeff

My brother called me one day and told me some...

My brother called me one day and told me some friends of his were going to put an old treadle sewing machine in the dumpster and did I want it. He knows I collect vintage sewing machines. He loaded...
04-10-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,506
Posted By Edseljeff

592638 How about Pacer? By the way, nice...

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How about Pacer? By the way, nice wagon! :thumbup:
Forum: Pictures
04-10-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,353
Posted By Edseljeff

Necktie quilts

What do you do with a bunch of ties once you retire? Make them into a quilt. I call these re-tie-erment quilts. I actually had to buy more ties at Goodwill to make the quilts. I put them in the dryer...
04-09-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,506
Posted By Edseljeff

I have about 15 sewing machines, mostly. vintage,...

I have about 15 sewing machines, mostly. vintage, a few modern. Unfortunately, I have only one Edsel. :(
04-09-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,506
Posted By Edseljeff

Here's the Featherweight table with the insert...

Here's the Featherweight table with the insert removed and with the machine.


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04-09-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,644
Posted By Edseljeff

Singer treadle saved from the dumpster

Can you believe someone would put this in a dumpster??? Looks and sews great!!!
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04-09-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,571
Posted By Edseljeff

I have a Pfaff that has a flat plastic piece that...

I have a Pfaff that has a flat plastic piece that looks like the one you have pictured. I thought it was something that fit over the walking foot for some reason.
04-08-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,506
Posted By Edseljeff

My Featherweights from Goodwill

Hopefully, I've finally figured out how to post pictures! I've been lucky enough to find four Featherweights and a Featherweight table at two local Goodwill stores.
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1952 Featherweight -...
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