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A pole and a hat

Among the bits that came with my 1950s Haid & Neu Primatic (a.k.a. Harris Automatic), there was a pole and a hat (well, how would you describe it?). Whatever were these used for? The pole fits into the hole in the hat, and the screw fixes it in place, but to what end? The suspense… Continue reading A pole and a hat

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The mysterious Harris Automatic is really Haid & Neu Primatic class LP

I've been looking at this machine on eBay for a month - something about it intrigued me. But no, I don't need another one of those, I kept telling myself, I already have a brilliant zig-zag with fancy stitching cams... I don't want another fixer-upper, I would rather be sewing... I already got black machines...… Continue reading The mysterious Harris Automatic is really Haid & Neu Primatic class LP