links below will take you to web sites where you can purchase items or find
information you might find useful when using your vintage or antique sewing
machines. Other links will help you find groups of people with similar interests
and hobbies. Read each link’s description
before clicking to make sure you find what you are looking for. Enjoy!
On is dedicated to promoting the use of antique and vintage human powered sewing
machines, i.e. treadle sewing machines and hand crank sewing machines. It is the
home base for the Treadle On Internet E-Mail List for active users of treadle
and hand crank sewing machines. The web site includes instructions on basic
maintenance and restoration of treadle sewing machines and hand crank sewing
of the main purposes of the ISMACS site is the identification and showcase of
antique sewing machines.
Featherweight Fanatics is a mailing list devoted to Singer Featherweights (Model 221) and other
older machines. All fanatics are welcome to join and get a free one month trial.
If you decide to stay after your first month, just pay $15.
Peters at Stitches In Time sells quality reproduction manuals for most antique
and classic sewing machines, as well as machines, parts and supplies such as
treadle belts, hand crank conversion kits, slide plates, hard to find bobbins
and needles, and sewing machine/sewing themed fabrics. Check her web site for a
Peters, 100 West Lyon Avenue, Lake City, MN 55041.
Winkens at Relics has over 3,000 different sewing machine user, instruction and
servicing, repair manuals and books. She even has supplies for your vintage and
newer sewing machines.
Anderson of Wolfegang’s Collectibles offers parts, pieces, and hard to find
items for antique treadle and hand crank sewing machines. Also sells complete
antique treadles, hand crank machines, and accessories. Wolfegang’s
Collectibles, PO Box 108, Brookfield, NH 03872. Phone: 603-393-3207.
Fielding is your one stop spot for vintage Singer sewing machine repair help. He
specializes in the Fashion Mate, Slant-O-Matic, and Touch and Sew series, as
well as some of the newer vintage Singer and Brother machines.
Alex has spent a lifetime in the sewing industry and is considered one of the foremost experts of pioneering machines and their inventors. He has written extensively for trade magazines, radio, television, books and publications world wide. His site has machines for sale, books, reviews, pictures, stories and links, as well as a wealth of helpful information.
Guy Baker has a large inventory of
sewing machine parts. For now, he is doing all orders by phone only, because
it’s easier to describe items. G-B Sewing Machine Parts, 4211 West Simpson
Dr., Dunlap, IL 61625, Phone: 309-243-1491. If emailing please give a number he
can call you at. firstname.lastname@example.org
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