Dating domestic sewing machine

05-Mar-2017 12:56

With the exception of electric motors and computerization, the mechanics of a sewing machine haven’t changed all that much since they were invented almost two hundred years ago.

Now granted, she has attachments to achieve what newer machines use their computers to achieve, but I kind of prefer the mechanical attachments. See the thread path illustration on the left in the picture above?

We even stock the hard to locate parts, manuals, accessories for the older Singer machines.

See Chart Richard Sears had been selling sewing machines by mail as early as 1889 under the name of Henry Hoverson & Co.

This week I have some really fun basic sewing projects lined up! Today we're sharing four basic sewing machine stitches and what they are used for.

These are the most common stitches that you'll want to learn. I'll be sharing lots of sewing projects with you this week!

We can’t help but compulsively buy them when we see them, saying they’re for “spare parts”.

Several years ago, I was given an antique Singer treadle sewing machine that has been passed down through my family for a few generations.

During this period materials were scarce and sewing machines were dropped from the catalog.

The Wheeler and Wilson company was the largest manufacturer of sewing machines in the 1850s and the 1860s. In 1861, the company introduced the famous glass presser foot, patented on March 5 of that year by J. The glass allowed the seamstress to observe the stitching and to produce very close-edge stitching.

It’s more complicated than most of the new machines, and as a result I have very few tension issues.

See, the more back and forth of the thread, the more loopers to put it through, the more opportunities to regulate the tension before it gets to the needle. You take off the foot and attach this piece, press the pedal and the buttonhole sews out for you.

Several years ago, I was given an antique Singer treadle sewing machine that has been passed down through my family for a few generations.During this period materials were scarce and sewing machines were dropped from the catalog.The Wheeler and Wilson company was the largest manufacturer of sewing machines in the 1850s and the 1860s. In 1861, the company introduced the famous glass presser foot, patented on March 5 of that year by J. The glass allowed the seamstress to observe the stitching and to produce very close-edge stitching. It’s more complicated than most of the new machines, and as a result I have very few tension issues.See, the more back and forth of the thread, the more loopers to put it through, the more opportunities to regulate the tension before it gets to the needle. You take off the foot and attach this piece, press the pedal and the buttonhole sews out for you.Singer Sewing is your one-stop-shop for all of your new or antique Singer sewing machines, sewing machine cabinets, sewing machine parts and accessories.