Bizarre Vintage Sewing Ads: What Were They Thinking?

There are some really bizarre vintage sewing ads out there, particularly Victorian trade cards for thread companies. Trade cards were precursors to business cards, and they became popular and collectible among Victorians. As described by Keep Reading

Singer Featherweight Sewing Machines: a New Owner’...

In this post, I’ll show you how to check over your new Singer Featherweight sewing machine to ensure that everything is in good working order. You can easily do most of the maintenance and cleaning Keep Reading

Cleaning and Removing Rust: Restoring Vintage Sewing Ma...

In this post, I’ll walk you through the process of removing rust from your vintage sewing machine in order to clean and restore it. If there’s rust on it, you don’t want to risk having Keep Reading

40+ Free Sewing Books: Vintage and Antique Sewing Refer...

In this post, I’ll go over how to find free vintage sewing books. There are a lot of vintage and antique books that are in the public domain and they span topics from sewing, dressmaking, Keep Reading

Troubleshoot and Repair Bobbin Winder Problems on a Sin...

In this post, I’ll show you how to troubleshoot problems with your bobbin winder on a Singer 15. I’ll go over common issues, adjustment, and repairs that you can make to get your bobbin winder Keep Reading

Free Sewing Pattern and Tutorial: Flower Pincushion

In this post, I’ll show you how to make a simple felt flower pincushion while showing off some fancy embellished stitches your sewing machine can do! This post contains a free sewing pattern and step-by-step Keep Reading