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20 October, 2012



20 March, 2011

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    ghost commented on the article Sew Vintage: Feedsack

    Making garments from feed sacks was also practiced in post WWII Germany. My Mother still has a lovely little blouse that she wore on her first day of school. It is white and embroidered all over wi…

  • 01:54 AM

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    ghost commented on the article The Joys of Vintage Sewing Machines

    I love my ancient machines. I have two Singer treadles – a red eye & a memphis, a White rotary electric circa 1935 in its cabinet & with all of the attachments, a 1957 Singer 99K, and a few “newer”…



9 November, 2009

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    ghost commented on the forum topic leather sewing machines

    Hello. I do quite a bit of work with leather & leather-like fabrics. I use a singer 99k circa 1957. It can sew through as many as 4 layers of garment weight leather. I might not want to sew a shoe…



6 October, 2009



10 February, 2009

  • 12:44 PM

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    ghost commented on the article Top Sewing Machines

    Maybe I’m old school, but I really must recommend vintage sewing machines – machines from the 70’s & earlier. I love the heavy duty all metal construction, and the simplicity of their inner workin…



28 December, 2008

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    ghost commented on the project Second Regency Dress

    Very beautiful! Regency was such a great period in women’s fashion. I think that silhouette, done without the sleeves, can make for a really dramatic (and very comfortable) spring & summer daytim…