A large number of people have discovered the benefits of older sewing machines. Whether it's because they are simple enough to maintain and repair with common handtools, or strong enough to sew thicker fabrics without hesitation, or just because they are plentiful, cheap, and fun to collect. This site is dedicated to passing on information to make your experience more enjoyable. Hi Ed - You show a picture of the manual but no links for it. Thanks for sharing your list! Hi Ed, Thanks for a great listing of online manuals.
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Vintage Sewing Machines: Singer Online Manuals
This manual Singer sewing machines has the classic black and gold design and comes with the accessories shown in the photos. As a vintage piece it has some visible rust to the metal of the machine. It would suit restoration or use it as a display piece. Most of the items we sell are pre-loved items and as such are not perfect. We've done our best to take as many detailed photos as we can so you can clearly look at the features and condition of this item so please make sure you do so. Simply add the freight cost to the item cost and forward the total amount to the address to be provided following your purchase. Ask seller a question.
Such is the case with the item presented above, supposedly an excerpt of text from a sewing manual published by Singer, the leading manufacturer of sewing machines. Nobody would really have ever printed stuff like that in a book — this must be a joke, a lampoon of sexism that greatly exaggerates earlier attitudes towards gender roles. The Smithsonian has a lot of older manuals up [on their site] — it is for people like myself who have an older model and want to find out how to operate it. Nonetheless, the text in question was in fact printed in a edition of the Singer Sewing Book written by Mary Brooks Picken a prolific author of books on needlework, sewing, and textile arts and published by the Singer Sewing Machine Company in The passage from which the text was excerpted reads as follows:.