Vintage Sewing Machines

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It has often been said that the streets of New York City are paved with gold. While that hasn’t been my experience, I can testify that the city’s sidewalks are a treasure trove of free sewing supplies: discarded sewing machines, dress forms, fabric, and more. New York Street, New York City, Embroidery Tools, Vintage Sewing Machines, Sidewalks, Free Sewing, Industrial Style, Confessions, Over The Years

Confessions of a City Sewing Scavenger

It has often been said that the streets of New York City are paved with gold. While that hasn’t been my experience, I can testify that the city’s sidewalks are a treasure trove of free sewing supplies: discarded sewing machines, dress forms, fabric, and more.

A little TLC keeps equipment running smoothly for years Sewing Machine Repair, Sewing Machine Thread, Sewing Notions, Sewing Basics, Sewing Hacks, Sewing Ideas, Sewing Tools, Sewing Projects, Embroidery Tools

How to Clean and Oil Your Sewing Machine - Threads

A little TLC keeps equipment running smoothly for years

Readers, say hello to the first brand new sewing machine I've ever purchased! It's a Janome, model a lipstick pink Hello Kitty. You may recall from an earlier post that I was curious about what Pink Hello Kitty, Miss Kitty, Vintage Sewing Machines, Pink Lipsticks, Sewing Hacks, Sewing Tips, Janome, Pick One, Craft Tutorials

Plastic vs. Metal: A Sewing Machine Shopper's Conundrum - Threads

Threads Digital Ambassador Peter Lappin reviews the merits of metal and plastic sewing machines.

Consider the merits of both types of sewing machines. Vintage Sewing Notions, Vintage Sewing Machines, Sewing Spaces, Sewing Rooms, Civil War Quilts, Amish Quilts, Wooden Spools, Needle Book, Tatting Patterns

Plastic vs. Metal: A Sewing Machine Shopper's Conundrum - Threads

Threads Digital Ambassador Peter Lappin reviews the merits of metal and plastic sewing machines.

Consider the merits of both types of sewing machines. Project Runway Sewing Machine, Sewing Machine Projects, Brother Sewing Machines, Vintage Sewing Machines, Sewing Hacks, Sewing Tips, Sewing Machine Embroidery, Pick One, Craft Tutorials

Plastic vs. Metal: A Sewing Machine Shopper's Conundrum - Threads

Threads Digital Ambassador Peter Lappin reviews the merits of metal and plastic sewing machines.

Consider the merits of both types of sewing machines. Vintage Sewing Notions, Vintage Sewing Machines, Sewing Spaces, Sewing Rooms, Civil War Quilts, Amish Quilts, Wooden Spools, Needle Book, Tatting Patterns

Plastic vs. Metal: A Sewing Machine Shopper's Conundrum - Threads

Threads Digital Ambassador Peter Lappin reviews the merits of metal and plastic sewing machines.

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Plastic vs. Metal: A Sewing Machine Shopper's Conundrum - Threads

Threads Digital Ambassador Peter Lappin reviews the merits of metal and plastic sewing machines.

Vintage Sewing Machines Were Built to Last a Lifetime - Threads Vintage Sewing Machines, Metal, Building, Buildings, Metals, Construction

Vintage Sewing Machines Were Built to Last a Lifetime - Threads

All-metal construction and simple mechanics make these workhorses favorites today.

Discerning sewers covet this machine. Featherweight Sewing Machine, Vintage Sewing Machines, Sewing Hacks, Sewing Tips, Vintage Quilts, Metal, Classic, Tools, Derby

Vintage Sewing Machines Were Built to Last a Lifetime - Threads

All-metal construction and simple mechanics make these workhorses favorites today.

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Vintage Sewing Machines Were Built to Last a Lifetime - Threads

All-metal construction and simple mechanics make these workhorses favorites today.

The Virtues of a Vintage Straight-Stitch Sewing Machine - Threads Sewing Machine Thread, Sewing Machine Quilting, Treadle Sewing Machines, Antique Sewing Machines, Vintage Sewing Patterns, Techniques Couture, Sewing Techniques, Sewing Terms, How To Dye Fabric

Vintage Sewing Machines Were Built to Last a Lifetime - Threads

All-metal construction and simple mechanics make these workhorses favorites today.

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Vintage Sewing Machines Were Built to Last a Lifetime - Threads

All-metal construction and simple mechanics make these workhorses favorites today.

Sewing Techniques Couture The Virtues of Garment-making Using a Vintage Straight-stitch Sewing Machine - Threads - Find out how these oldie-but-goodie machines can improve your sewing. Modern Sewing Machines, Antique Sewing Machines, Featherweight Sewing Machine, Sewing Machine Thread, Corset Sewing Pattern, Sewing Patterns, Easy Sewing Projects, Sewing Hacks, Sewing Ideas

The Virtues of a Vintage Straight-Stitch Sewing Machine - Threads

Find out how these oldie-but-goodie machines can improve your sewing.

Sewing Machines How To The Joy of Sewing with a Treadle Sewing Machine - Threads - In a world dominated by electrical appliances, Threads Digital Ambassador Peter Lappin offers a multitude of reasons why you should bother with a treadle sewing machine. Sewing Machines Best, Treadle Sewing Machines, Antique Sewing Machines, Sewing Hacks, Sewing Tutorials, Sewing Projects, Sewing Patterns, Sewing Tips, Sewing Ideas

The Joy of Sewing with a Treadle Sewing Machine - Threads

In a world dominated by electrical appliances, Threads Digital Ambassador Peter Lappin offers a multitude of reasons why you should bother with a treadle sewing machine.

Congratulations to a proud new sewing machine owner! Threads' Digital Content Manager, Christine, brought home this lovely Singer over the weekend. May they have many fruitful and productive hours together! Vintage Sewing Notions, Antique Sewing Machines, Sewing Spaces, Sewing Rooms, Sewing Machine Thread, Needle Book, Tatting Patterns, English Paper Piecing, Vintage Buttons

Identifying Vintage Sewing Machines - Threads

Congratulations to a proud new sewing machine owner! Threads' Digital Content Manager, Christine, brought home this lovely Singer over the weekend. May they have many fruitful and productive hours together! #singer201 #sewingmachines #happinessis #vintage

No-Fail Buttonholes with Vintage Buttonhole Attachments - Threads Vintage Sewing Machines, Straight Stitch, Learn To Sew, Buttonholes, Craft Tutorials, Free Gifts, Hand Sewing, Fails, Jewelry Making

No-Fail Buttonholes with Vintage Buttonhole Attachments - Threads

These devices, made for straight-stitch or zigzag mechanical sewing machines, produce great results.