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Necchi Supernova Ultra Mark 2
Hi All - anyone with experience or insights on this vintage Italian job ? It's not the free-arm. I'm thinking of putting in a bid - sight unseen - but it looks clean in the auction photos .. John T.
5 days ago
 
another FeatherLight and a treadle
Just for curiosity's sake : These little Singer FeatherLight seem so very common - - yet priced so high ! < ? > This treadle has a good selection of accessories - often missing : Our area has some...
1 month ago
 
sewing machine songs
I'd like to write some sewing machine songs - ... then I'd be a Singer songwriter ? .. or sew it seams .. John T.
1 month ago
 
Old Touch and Sew Flexi-stitch not working
I recently bought an old Singer Touch and sew 758 sewing machine from a thrift store. It sews straight stitches beautifully, but I can't get it to do any of the fashion or flexi-stitch stitches at...
1 month ago
 
Old Touch and Sew Flexi-stitch not working
I recently bought an old Singer Touch and sew 758 sewing machine from a thrift store. It sews straight stitches beautifully, but I can't get it to do any of the fashion or flexi-stitch stitches at...
1 month ago
 
Singer 404 Button Hole attachment
I purchased a Singer 404 sewing machine when I was in high school and still using it 60+ years later. I have literally worn out my button hole attachment and I hoping to find another one in good...
1 month ago
 
Lada sewing machine
Here's a sewing machine brand that I've never seen before :-) John T. Lada sewing machine, needs converter plug and minor repair of door where light bulb is, tested and works, has some accessories and...
2 months ago
 
Here's one for your collection
self-propelled ! :-) John T. Solid metal antique sewing machine. Heavy duty. for auction. Please see all pictures. Solid metal antique sewing machine. Heavy duty. for auction. Please see all pictures.
2 months ago
 
too much sweating in homemade electric jacket
To battle the cold in the barn where I spend most of my time, I made an electric coat this year. While the electronic mechanism is working great, I am having second thoughts about the material I used...
3 months ago
 
Fid for unpicking seams
While I was undressing a few months ago, a knot jammed and trapped me in a garment I was eager to get out of. All the knitting needles in my pencil mug were needle sharp and too thin to pry with, but...
3 months ago 4
 
White sewing machine - model ?
Hi All ; This machine is posted at a local online estate auction and I tried several google-image searches but I couldn't identify the model - anyone have an idea ? about the poor photo quality - it's...
3 months ago 2
 
multi temperature hot glue problem
I recently used some multi temperature hot glue to repair a section of blanket. However, I am experiencing some allergies. This blanket is underneath another I sleep with and there are times where I...
4 months ago
 
Re: Rayon Shrinkage
Hi) If you are trying to find some useful info about fabrics shrinkage, try to find something interesting here - Detailed Guide ✅ About Does Rayon Shrink And What To Do With It. Does 100 Rayon...
4 months ago
 
Riccar RW-6L
Just bought this sewing machine. It's in great shape, but no manual. I haven't had any luck finding one online. Any suggestions?
4 months ago
 
Dog foot mechanism
Can I get a replacement part for the part that makes the dog foot move up-down, back -forth to move the material. My piece broke. The rest of the machine is in good condition Brought in cause I...
4 months ago 1