Apr 7, 2013
Friends, yesterday we talked about how some people convert old sewing machine and sewing tables into everything from lamps to tractors (no joke). Some of you were big supporters of this kind of repurposing, while others were against the idea.
Today, I wanted to show you what a working treadle can do. Mine, a Singer 66, dates from the mid-1920's and still sews beautifully nearly ninety years later. How many sewing machines made today will still be working a century from now? And, let's face it, most contemporary machines are so generic looking, it's unlikely any of them will be converted into lamps!
Here's a brief video of me at my treadle. Enjoy!
Any treadle fans out there?
What do you love most about your treadle?
Have a great day, everybody!