This makes me laugh, cringe and feel insulted every time: "Antique sewing machine, belonged to my mum, bought in 1986!". Oh dear. I'd already finished school in 1986... Then if that machine is "antique", I must be "ancient" or possibly even "pre-historic" - definitely for those born after 1986! 😉 My dear millenials, we might… Continue reading 1980s is not antique!
Did you know - not every blog hides a shop and not every blogger promotes things for money. Time and again I get enquiries about things I'm selling - where are the listings and how to add things to the cart? 😯 Well, my dear readers - there are no listings or carts here! 😲… Continue reading This is not a shop!
This is what Tierney called my sewing room. 😁 She's right - I tend to collect a lot of strays. There's a theory that vintage sewing machines broadcast to each other the locations of such safe havens, so that once you get one of them in and fix her up, she sets up a beacon… Continue reading The Home For Wayward Machines
A blog is by nature a collection of personal entries and not an encyclopedia of absolute truths. And my blog is exactly that - a recount of my experiences, with pictures. If it helps you and you learn something useful from it, so for the better. If it makes you chuckle at my naive conjectures,… Continue reading It’s a blog, not a gospel
I've been asked this a few times now, so here are my experiences. But first, a disclaimer: these are my personal experiences. There is no guarantee that yours will be the same! In fact, in all likelihood they will be different. So, what to expect from a vintage machine? It depends on the machine, of… Continue reading What to expect from a vintage sewing machine?
Hello everyone! 😃 This blog is not dead and will continue after a couple more months - I've got stuff lined up both on the tinkering front and on the sewing. But: we bought a house!!!!! It's been a month now that we got the keys, and we'll be moving in about a month, so… Continue reading New horizons