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

Resources for Restoring Vintage Sewing Machines

I’ve written a few posts about restoring vintage sewing machines, which have proved to be fairly popular. In this post, I’ll list all of the resources related to restoring vintage sewing machines that I’ve found Keep Reading

Singer 281-1 Restoration: Cleaning, Adjusting, and Repl...

In this post, I’ll show you how to restore a vintage Singer 281-1 industrial sewing machine. These sewing machines were often used in factories, and there are a lot of them still in circulation. They Keep Reading

How to Use a Serger: A Comprehensive Guide to the Singe...

I used to think that sergers were super expensive machines that I’d never be able to afford. But then I snagged a cheap Singer ProFinish serger, and I don’t know how I ever lived without Keep Reading