Category Archives: Sewing Machines

A Tiny Finish and a New Toy

I cut these tiny tumblers out ages ago. I pieced them together a few months ago and I finally got around to finishing this! The tumblers finish at 1 1/2 inches high. So this little quilt is about 6 by … Continue reading

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My Sewing Table

 I posted this picture of my vintage Singer 301 in my sewing desk and I had questions about the desk itself. So this post is to show it a bit more clearly. Here is a picture of the whole thing.  I … Continue reading

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A Finish!

Remember the picture I showed yesterday? Here is the full reveal. Ta daaa!!! I know some if you are gasping and spitting out your coffee at the fact that I painted a vintage sewing cabinet like this. Let me assure … Continue reading

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Mid-Arm Machine Quilting with Barney

Last summer, I bought a new to me mid-arm quilting machine. It is a Nolting Hobby Quilter. It is non-stitch regulated and sits on a Super Quilter frame. I am not sure this frame is still made. The widest quilt … Continue reading

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Singer Book Bank

I have collected vintage Singer Sewing Machine Company items for YEARS. Last weekend, my DH spotted a Singer book shaped bank at the antique fest. I have always wanted one of these but had never seen one in person. I … Continue reading

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New Machine….

Well, new to me! I am not sure how old this one actually is. I am normally a Singer girl but this little Elna caught my eye last weekend at a local antique fest and the price was right. I … Continue reading

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ISMACS Block Swap Quilt

ISMACS stands for the International Sewing Machine Collectors Society. I joined thisgroup  too long ago to remember and have learned so much from them. They have a daily e-mail digest that is free so if you love old sewing machines, … Continue reading

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