Saturday, 19 December 2015

Acquisitions: Pfaff Sewing Machine

Recently I was given a sewing machine by a very generous lady. The machine is a Pfaff hand crank, I believe it's from somewhere between 1900 and 1930.

I love the old treadle and hand crank sewing machine, I think they're quite elegant. I find it really fascinating to look at all the pieces and figure out how they work.

When I got the machine it wasn't working. It took a day of cleaning and fiddling with the tension to get it stitching. Then right away I had to make something so I made the collar box from my last post.

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