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    Is something missing here?

    Shouldn't this table have a cradle?

    Also, is there any such thing as a zigzag attachment for a slant shank machine?

    bkay

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    I have my mom’s 301 in a cabinet and it does have a cradle. I also have a zig zag attachment for the machine.

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    Oooh, if that's like the longbed 301 I picked up, no it does not! I got the card table too, and wondered where the hardware was - my husband pointed out the leather pieces on the side just friction fit to the machine. We just slid it into the table, it was great! It's been wonderful to work on.

    I'm told that foot exists as well, I haven't found one yet.
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    The zigzaggers are on e-bay; I think #160986 is for slant shank. I have the low shank version for my 201, but I can't say I have use it a lot. If I need to zigzag it's either my Bernina or my Elna. I love the buttonholers for my 201, I have the green plastic box, the dark maroon box is for slant shanks. This one is so far worth the price, it has the extra templates. There are several type buttonholers for slant shanks, I think they all should work on the 301. I think there's a blind stitch attachment for the 301 too.

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    Thanks, guys.

    Mickey, I have my mom's 15-91, which I learned to sew on. It has a zig-zagger with the instruction book stuck in the box. I don't think it's ever been used (I never saw it used and I never used it). We used the buttonholer a lot, though.

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    That looks like the Monterey table, there is no cradle, the machine just drops in. Originally there would have been included a zig zag attachment. I have my mom’s short bed 301 with the same setup, she received it on Christmas, 1957. There should be a piece to drop in to fill the hole when you’re not using the machine. That table was the “Kids Table” in my youth for every holiday get together, and now it is my cutting table in my sewing room. That 301 makes the best buttonholes that I’ve ever seen. The machine is 61 years old, and still sees like a champ, I use it regularly.

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    I want a table for my Featherweights so badly but they are really hard to find.
    "You must do the thing you think you cannot do"....E. Roosevelt

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    you can get a full set of attachments for the slant machines. Just watch for those that are for a straight stitch machine as most of the Singer slant machines were zigzagers.
    My name is Cathy - and I'm addicted to old sewing machines and their attachments.

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    I have the original zig zag attachment for my mom's 301. I've never used it though. I've been keeping my eye out at estate sales and the Goodwill for a table for my 301 or FWs. You're so lucky to have found one.
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    It's at an estate sale that started today. I'm not going. I already have a 301, which is sitting on the shelf in the back building.

    I'm trying to get rid of some that I already have and am having a hard time letting them go. I don't need any more.

    bkay

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    Quote Originally Posted by bkay View Post
    It's at an estate sale that started today. I'm not going. I already have a 301, which is sitting on the shelf in the back building.

    I'm trying to get rid of some that I already have and am having a hard time letting them go. I don't need any more.

    bkay
    I hear that. I definitely don't need another machine. And, yet, I still go to sales and Goodwill looking for machine. I think I'm addicted. Is there a 12 step program for that?
    Patrice S

    Bernina Artista 180, Singer 301a, Featherweight Centennial, Rocketeer, Juki 2200 QVP Mini, White 1964 Featherweight

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    Quote Originally Posted by cashs_mom View Post
    I hear that. I definitely don't need another machine. And, yet, I still go to sales and Goodwill looking for machine. I think I'm addicted. Is there a 12 step program for that?
    It's kind of like looking for a dog at a shelter. If you go, you will find one. My solution is just don't go.

    bkay

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    Such restraint. My hat is off to you.
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    Looks like my table, except mine has 2 metal bands that go across the opening where you have the metal/brown thingy hanging down.

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