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Thread: I need an opinion on this machine, please

  1. #26
    Super Member cabbagepatchkid's Avatar
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    Sep 2009
    Massachusetts, USA
    Quote Originally Posted by Wantaquilt View Post
    I need to get my treadle out now that I have found this forum. I am sure I can find out how to put the bobbin(or whatever it is called)in there and figure out how to make it sew. I put a new belt on it years ago, but didn't know how to wind the bobbin and load it in. It is one of the long ones. Thank you all so much for all your help.
    Here is a video, by Treadle Lady, showing how to fill a long bobbin:


    She also has a video showing how to load the bobbin into the machine. Her video's are wonderful and her little booklet is worth buying. It was only $8 when I bought it and it was loaded with information.

  2. #27
    Senior Member littlesurfer's Avatar
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    Jul 2010
    Palm Coast, Florida
    I don't have a machine like this, but the cabinet is beautiful!

  3. #28
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    Jan 2013
    I have an identical machine: Singer Style-mate 348. It was made in the 60s (I think around '67). The cabinet you have is beautiful, but i don't know if it's the original. Mine is different from yours and every 348 I've seen has a cabinet like mine. I purchased my machine second-hand for $50 too! I am hoping to find a compatible 1/4" foot for piecing; I'm a newbie at quilting and bought this machine prior to quilting.

  4. #29
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    Jun 2011
    Orlando, FL
    I noticed that it said Made in Great Britain - which may mean that it won't run in US unless you buy a converter.

  5. #30
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    Mar 2012
    Southeast Georgia
    I would pay $50 for the cabinet. It looks like a solid wood beauty! Even if the machine is junk, the cabinet would fit another one.

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