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

Betsy Ross Vintage Toy Sewing Machine Guide

Previously, I’ve posted about my vintage sewing machine collection, and recently I expended it by adding two vintage toy sewing machines. They look identical, but they’re different brands. One is the iconic and popular Betsy Keep Reading

How to Prevent Side Creeping with Your Vintage Singer S...

If you have a vintage Singer sewing machine, you may have noticed the phenomenon of side creeping, seen in the stitch sample on the right. It’s frustrating to have to fight with your fabric to Keep Reading

Vintage Singer 99k Sewing Machine: Converting to a Hand...

A few months ago, I found this lovely Singer 99k. This was my first vintage sewing machine project, so I’ll walk you through the process of converting it to a hand crank. I wasn’t sure whether Keep Reading