Mason Treadle Sewing machine

Old 09-17-2023, 07:57 AM
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Mason Treadle Sewing machine - I was given an old Mason treadle sewing machine. I do not know anything about it. I took the head to a sewing machine repair man and the wooden base to have it restored (it is in pretty rough shape). The repair man told me I needed to find an owners manual. He said I might not be able to find one and to see if I could find a White manual because they are similar. I have never been on a forum so I am unsure what I am doing. If anyone has suggestions, I am open and willing to learn.
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Old 09-17-2023, 08:53 AM
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Does it have a rotary hook or a bullet shuttle?
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Old 09-18-2023, 07:13 AM
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Welcome. As quiltedsunshine asked, is it a rotary or long shuttle? A long shuttle would be one like as seen at and a rotary would be like
There is a long shuttle manual of sorts at and the rotary manual at

We like pictures. In order to post pictures on Quilting Board, you will probably need to reduce or compress the picture to a file size that is smaller than 2MB. How to post images can be found at
Don't forget to scroll over to the far right to find and click on the "Upload" button. As shown at Standard Sewing Machine Co. Paragon

I have found that only the big red "Reply" button or "Quote" work to give me the paper clip icon to work for adding pictures.

Some additional info regarding reducing images at post #4 and images for the scroll and upload button can be found at #5 of quilt block ID?

Another way to post pictures can be found at 2021/2022, 2.5 Birthday Swap
And how to use an ipad to post pictures can be found at Uploading photos

Or simply - Make sure pictures are smaller than 2MB
Click on red "Reply" button
Click on the paper clip icon
Click browse - choose picture/s. (only 5 allowed per post)
Once they show up as being loaded, Scroll over to the right side and click on "Upload"
After the pictures show up as being attached, you can close that window and go back to the screen to finish posting your post.

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The photos generally need to be reduced to less than 2MB in size. I have heard of people sending an email to themselves as it will ask if you want to reduce the size.

I have an android phone and when I tried to reply on Quilting Board while in mobile view None of the options for adding pictures was available. However, there is an option down at the bottom left of the page that is for Full Site when I tapped on "Full Site" It then looked like the way it looks on my lap top. So it would have the Red Reply and the Go Advanced options.

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