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Thread: There's an old lady at my house

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    I did it! I bought a 1910 Singer Red Eye treadle machine. I love her! She is in mint condish and runs like a top. I can do the treadle thing, not fast and not smooth but I'll get there. I have wanted one for years and now she is here.... She and I are going to have fun together. The younger girls can wait awhile.
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    Wow shes a beauty! Have fun with her!

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    Aw, beautiful! Have fun!

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    Beautiful machine! I love the old treadles. Don't you wish she could talk, I'm always curious about their owners. It appears her owner was very proud of her too and took very good care of her.

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    wow, she must have exercised right, eaten well, taken her vitamins and lived a good life because she looks marvelous for her age!

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    Happy Dance time!!!!!!! She is GORGEOUS!!!!!!!! Have fun :D:D

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    WOW - she really is georgeous. I don't think I have seen a red eye in that great of condition without being refurbed. Enjoy her. She will last you forever.

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    Congrats...that's Great!!!!

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    Very nice machine....congrats.

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    Beautiful machine-I'm so jealous. When I read the title of your post, I thought Yea there's an old lady at my house too--ME--LOL. Congrats & enjoy your new old lady.

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    She sure is a beauty. I keep walking into the sewing room just to check her out! I close it up but then have to re open it. LOL Obsessed? A bit. I, too, am curious about her previous owners. I wonder who they were and what they did with her. Can you imagine if they saw our other machines? Massive culture shock.

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    cool I have an old wheeler wilson treadle with a box of attachments

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    She is real pretty. Lucky you!

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    Beautiful. I have my MIL's in the attic and have had no interest in it until I starting quilting a few months ago. I have been saying to my husbnad that I want to drag it down after the holidays and see what it is and what condition it is in. May have to take a break now and go up and take the sheet off and peek at it. Thanks! :thumbup:

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    I have a Red Eye 66 treadle also in the same condition and the same cabinet except my cabinet only has 2 drawers on each side not 3. The one in my Avatar is a Singer Model 27 from 1903. It is in a very decorative cabinet that I dearly love. You are going to love her more as time goes on. Congrats

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    she is gorgeous! have fun!

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    Wow! Do you have the key to the drawers? I see th em on Ebay. I want to get one, just to "complete the set"

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    Beautiful! I have a featherweight 221.....but would love to have a treadle......someday.

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    How pretty!!!!!!!

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    Yeah, she sure is a beauty!

    My DH found one at a new/second hand furniture place just like this one last week. Wasn't in mint condition with the same cabinet which had some water damage. The price tag was $199.00. I thought it was a little steep for the condition. Was I wrong?

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    thats beautiful! I love the designs on it. I just recently started really paying attention to these machines and am proud to say I have one.

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    do you have more pics posted of your avater?? i love the red and white!! Lovely machine!!

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    beautiful!! Glad it found a new home with someone who will love it.

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    Your old lady sure is a looker.

    So pretty.

    May you have many happy hours sewing with her.

    Blessings and Merry Christmas to you and yours.

    Sandi

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    Oh,so sweet!

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