Questions and thoughts

1980s is not antique!

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!

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This is not a shop!

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!

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What to expect from a vintage sewing machine?

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?