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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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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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Alternative Uses for Sewing Machine Motors

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Alternative Uses for Sewing Machine Motors

Alternative uses for a sewing machine motors - clever, or never?

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Singer 15 & Clones: Tension Mechanism Assembly

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Singer 15 & Clones: Tension Mechanism Assembly

Tension mechanisms aren't terribly difficult once you understand the assembly order. Janet takes us through the steps with excellent photos and description.

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Reconditioning a Singer 15-30 - Part 3: Reassembly

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Reconditioning a Singer 15-30 - Part 3: Reassembly

Part 3 of a beginner's tutorial on disassembling, cleaning, polishing, and reassembling a Singer 15 model sewing machine.

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Reconditioning a Singer 15-30 - Part 2: Cleaning & Polishing

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Reconditioning a Singer 15-30 - Part 2: Cleaning & Polishing

Part 2 of a beginner's tutorial on disassembling, cleaning, polishing, and reassembling a Singer 15 model sewing machine.

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Reconditioning a Singer 15-30 - Part 1: Disassembly

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Reconditioning a Singer 15-30 - Part 1: Disassembly

Part one of a beginner's tutorial on disassembling, cleaning, polishing, and reassembling a Singer 15 model sewing machine.

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Reconditioning a Singer 99 Case - Part 4: Finishing

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Reconditioning a Singer 99 Case - Part 4: Finishing

If you are joining this series here on Part 4, you may want to check out: Part 1: The Handle Part 2: Removing Fabric Part 3: Sanding & Wood Repair...

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Reconditioning a Singer 99 Case - Part 3: Sanding & Wood Repair

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Reconditioning a Singer 99 Case - Part 3: Sanding & Wood Repair

In part 3 of this series, we prepare the wood surface of a vintage Singer 99 case and perform minor wood repairs.

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Reconditioning a Singer 99 Case - Part 2: Removing Fabric

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Reconditioning a Singer 99 Case - Part 2: Removing Fabric

In Part 2 of this series, we remove the fabric from a vintage Singer 99k carrying case.

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