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Vintage Sewing Cartoon - Caption Winners!

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Vintage Sewing Cartoon - Caption Winners!

We posted a "Sally Stitch" cartoon panel and asked for funny captions. We chose the entries that genuinely made us laugh aloud.

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American President Proclaims September "National Sewing Month"

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American President Proclaims September "National Sewing Month"

Thanks, Dutch.

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Bob Riedel & The Girls: A Still Stitching Profile

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Bob Riedel & The Girls: A Still Stitching Profile

Along with his talented young daughters and their love of sewing, Bob Riedel does his part to preserve the muscle and beauty of classic all-metal sewing machines.

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Teena Lee Sorrell: A Still Stitching Profile

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Teena Lee Sorrell: A Still Stitching Profile

Teena has led the cause to consolidate more than 600 VSM manuals in an online library. Part of our series on collectors and enthusiasts.

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Maria Hunter: A Still Stitching Profile

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Maria Hunter: A Still Stitching Profile

Meet Maria Hunter, an active member of the VSM community known for her long jaunts across the states to move machines to new owners.

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11 Awe-Inspiring Model Names for Sewing Machines

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11 Awe-Inspiring Model Names for Sewing Machines

Some sewing machines have had some cavalier, tough, edgy and even awe-inspiring names throughout history.

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Refurbished Vintage Sewing Machine Cases

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Refurbished Vintage Sewing Machine Cases

Anyone familiar with vintage sewing machines likely knows the look (and smell) of the old carrying cases. These old cases were covered with a contact paper with fibers, sometimes intended...

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30 Beautiful Vintage Photos of Children Sewing

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30 Beautiful Vintage Photos of Children Sewing

We've scoured the web so you don't have to. Images ranging from adorable to heart-breaking, all poignant if not beautiful.

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Vintage Christmas Sewing Patterns (Plus a Chinese Christmas Dinner)

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Vintage Christmas Sewing Patterns (Plus a Chinese Christmas Dinner)

The Christmas patterns from decades ago were often quaint, usually festive, and sometimes creepy.

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Vintage Sewing Machine Christmas Ads

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Vintage Sewing Machine Christmas Ads

"Once in her life... every woman should have the thrill of a Singer Christmas."

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