Vintage Sewing Machines I Didn’t Buy and Why

Once you start looking for them, you’ll see vintage sewing machines everywhere: thrift stores, antique shops, flea markets, Craigslist, yard sales, etc. I have a lot of sewing machines, but I don’t buy every single one 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

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

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