Friday, November 13, 2009

My First Real Sewing Machine!

Joining Cindy for Show and Tell Friday.
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Grandmothers treadle.





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I love her still!


Added 12:15 PST
You will find my VERY first sewing machine here.
I currently sew with a Pfaff Hobbymatic 955.




19 comments:

REbekah said...

Oh my goodness!! That is beautiful!!! you are so lucky to have this piece!!!

Emily said...

What an amazing heirloom to have! wow! It is beautiful!!

Nadine said...

How lovely! So, what will you be sewing first?

Blessings!
~Nadine

Marqueta said...

Such a beautiful machine! What a treasured heirloom.

Love,

Marqueta

DarcyLee said...

She's a beauty! Congratulations.

Jules said...

I L-O-V-E your vintage sewing machine! What a great treasure to have! I tried buying an old sewing table from an auction once, and was out bid by about $20. come to find out it had a Singer, similar to this, inside! Sorry I was out bid, but glad you have one. :o) Thanks for sharing. Thanksgiving blessings to you and yours.

maria said...

Oh Lady Farmer...you took pictures of it ~ thank you dear friend for sharing.

The machine looks beautiful! The belt is in great shape and so is the wheel.

have you oiled it yet? How about cleaning the reservoir? I know, I know...I am bombarding you with a lot right now, but I am so excited to see your machine ;-)

I haven't been sewing much because of illness, but I am so looking forward to getting back to the treadle.

Thank you so much, dear friend, for sharing such a treasure.

blessings,

maria

The Watts Family said...

what a wonderful heirloom. So beautiful loved the pictures thanks for sharing Blessings Heather ;D

The B's said...

It's been a long time since I've seen the machine outside the table! I think you should keep her out to look at. The colors are very autumnal. =)

Rosie@Journey to Charm said...

The machine is beautiful. The one I still use today is a 1969 model. Is that considered vintage?

Glenda/MidSouth said...

Beautiful machine. I got my Great Aunts and my daughter has it now.

LDH said...

Beautiful machine! My mom still sews on a power machine that belonged to her mother. Many years ago she had a "modern" cabinet built for it and so it has lost much of its character. But it has been put to use a bazillion times. (like for all of those Halloween costumes)

Lovely post!

Sandra said...

Just found your blog and became a follower...you inspire me to get my sewing room finished so I can start sewing and crafting for fun.

Lynda at Elegance Reclaimed said...

WOW! What a great machine.

Your pictures brought a warm smile to my face remembering when ...

Thanks for sharing and have a GRAND weekend.

Sharon said...

How beautiful Raeann! What a wonderful heirloom. I love the New Home :)

Love,
Sharon

cheri said...

Such a treasure!

Shari from Big Yellow Farmhouse said...

Oh, the care and craftsmanship that went into making these older machines. They are truly works of art that will last forever if properly maintained. Think of all the family history that is right there in that old gem! What a treasure - thanks for letting us have a peek!!

TJ said...

What a treasure! It's beautiful.

Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

Suzanne said...

What a treasure! I have one too and don't often sew on it, but I love looking at it for the nostalgia and memories:-)