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Old 06-08-2014, 09:18 AM
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Steve,
That Florence fancy leg.....let's just say I covet this machine. Couldn't afford her or keep her safe from Grandbaby's toys...so she would be much safer in a different location.
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Old 06-08-2014, 11:08 AM
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Originally Posted by Tink's Mom View Post
Steve,
That Florence fancy leg.....let's just say I covet this machine. Couldn't afford her or keep her safe from Grandbaby's toys...so she would be much safer in a different location.
I'm in the same boat, that and i just can't afford it, though I'm not going to say it's not worth it. That machine would have been so inspiring to sit at and sew. I see quilting patterns in it (and the rug below it), and the workmanship would be a goal to strive for. All in all, inspiration incarnate.
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Old 06-09-2014, 08:23 AM
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Originally Posted by Cecilia S. View Post
Wow. That is so gorgeous it is not even funny! Steve, is it a chain stitcher, a regular stitch? So incredible. Wow. Thank you for posting that!

It is a full on Lockstitch machine. Like the Early W&W's of the same period it sews sideways.....
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Old 06-09-2014, 09:42 AM
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Don't know about you, but I am distressed.

Painted and distressed by a local artist
http://stlouis.craigslist.org/atq/4457391457.html
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Old 06-09-2014, 10:31 AM
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I think I'm distressed that painting furniture makes one an artist.
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Old 06-09-2014, 10:32 AM
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I have used paint before. I have antiqued furniture before. I even have a sewing table that I decided to do this with, but THAT is NOT attractive and yes I am distressed as well.

I am not sure what some of this "white wash" and "distressing" is all about. Much of it looks like I have no taste and did a half-a$$ed job of it.
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Old 06-09-2014, 10:37 AM
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"White Elna Sewing Machine"
http://www.kijiji.ca/v-view-details....adId=600676979

Look who teamed up together!? When I saw the link to the ad, I thought it would be a white colored Elna... but I was wrong. So wrong. "Honestly used" at least....
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Old 06-09-2014, 11:51 AM
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I'm confused. Elna? Really? I thought all old sewing machines were Singers.
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Old 06-09-2014, 11:59 AM
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I'm confused. Elna? Really? I thought all old sewing machines were Singers.
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Originally Posted by joobee View Post
Don't know about you, but I am distressed.

Painted and distressed by a local artist
http://stlouis.craigslist.org/atq/4457391457.html
This always cracks me up - they put it back together with the top on backwards - though they did turn the drawers around so they match the base.
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