Sewing Patterns, Pattern Review, Sewing Classes, Sewing Machines and Sewing Machine Reviews!
Platinum Sponsor: Stylish Fabric
Over 20,000 of high quality reorderable fabric

[SIGNUP - FREE Membership & 1 FREE Sewing Lesson ]
[Sewing Classes|Shopping Bag Your Shopping Bag|Login|Help]
Sewing Review and Pattern Reviews Sewing Knowledge Base Sewing Patterns Sewing Classes & Sewing Lessons Sewing Machine & Embroidery Machinery Sewing Message Boards Sewing merchants Blog Help/FAQ About Pattern Review
Enter your e-mail address:




Advanced Search
Tags
New to PR?
Sewing Machines
Compare Sewing Machines
Sewing Machine & Serger Reviews
Embroidery Machines
Sewing Reviews
Sewing Patterns
Review Gallery
Sewing Books
Sewing Supplies
Sewing Websites
Sewing Stores
Sewing Class Reviews
Sewing Expo Reviews
Sewing Tips & Techniques
Sewing Podcasts
NEW!Fabric Glossary
Sewing Review Requests Add a Review Request
Your Account
Edit Profile
My Page
Favorites
Wish List
Pattern Catalog
Notifications
Friends of PR
Join Friends of PR
Find a member
Deal Corner
Photo Album
Calendar
Chat Room
Chat Schedule
Chat Transcripts
Sewing Classifieds
Add a Classified
Sewing Contests
enter contest
contest report
contest gallery
Favorite Links
reviews with comments
merchant gallery
article archive
newsletter archive
Craft Resources
contact info
shipping rates
returns & refunds
testimonials

Platinum Sponsor - Stylish Fabric
Stylish Fabric
You are not logged in. Login here.



Message Board > Sewing Machines > Singer Treadle Pics ( Moderated by Sharon1952, EleanorSews)

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
Singer Treadle Pics
kowgiirl.up
kowgiirl.up
Intermediate
OR USA
Member since 12/28/12
Posts: 212
Login to reply to this post

thumbsup 8 members like this.
Date: 6/10/13 4:31 PM

I thought I would share some pics of my Singer. I LOVE this machine and it's going to take me a bit to master the technique of sewing on it.

This machine has been well used as you can see from the decal wear. It belonged to my dear hubby's Grandmother and have had lots of use over the years. There was a little booklet that came with it and I'm sharing that too.










-- Edited on 6/10/13 4:40 PM --

------
Runs with scissors
Universal Deluxe Zig Zag from the 60's
Singer Quantum Stylist 9960
Singer Treadle 127 Egyptian
Juki MO 735

Peddles
Peddles
Advanced Beginner
FL
Member since 2/22/13
Posts: 41
Login to reply to this post

thumbsup 1 member likes this.
Date: 6/10/13 5:11 PM

Your 127 Sphinx treadle is lovely and a rich patina on the cabinet! Is it the table or drawing room cabinet that you have? How nice that it is a family heirloom as well. It does take a lot of practice and still if you don't use it often it is like starting over again. It took me awhile to get the hang of threading the bobbin evenly.
I will get my DH to take pictures tomorrow of my 127 to upload here. Thanks so much for sharing.

------
Singer 127(Alva), 201(Nora), 404, 500a(Elton); Kenmore 1802(Ken) & 1914(Ele); Bernina 830R (Pat) and my new arrival Elna Pro4 DE (Bette Davis)

kowgiirl.up
kowgiirl.up
Intermediate
OR USA
Member since 12/28/12
Posts: 212
Login to reply to this post

In reply to Peddles <<


Date: 6/10/13 5:58 PM

Quote: Peddles
Is it the table or drawing room cabinet that you have?

I have cabinet # 6 and it's beautiful. If I ever stumble on the drawing room cabinet I'm snatching that baby up. These machines are so darn cheap to buy it's hard to believe.

Can't wait to see your machine

------
Runs with scissors
Universal Deluxe Zig Zag from the 60's
Singer Quantum Stylist 9960
Singer Treadle 127 Egyptian
Juki MO 735

Yarndiva
star
Yarndiva
Advanced
CA USA
Member since 3/28/06
Posts: 386
Login to reply to this post

Date: 6/10/13 9:36 PM

It is lovely and you will enjoy using it. I had no trouble with treadling but winding and inserting the bobbin was a bit tricky. Once done a few times has been no problem ever since.

------
http://silkmothsewing.blogspot.com/

Pamela R
star
Pamela R  Friend of PR
Expert/Couture
ON CANADA
Member since 6/22/07
Posts: 526
online now
Login to reply to this post

thumbsup 1 member likes this.
Date: 6/11/13 9:46 AM

I learned to so on the same machine, but my Grandfather converted it to electric, during the 2nd world war.
It never occured to me that it was old, it just sewed and sewed.

kowgiirl.up
kowgiirl.up
Intermediate
OR USA
Member since 12/28/12
Posts: 212
Login to reply to this post

In reply to Yarndiva <<


Date: 6/11/13 3:15 PM

I have the opposite problem. I could wind the bobbin but treadling ~ not so much and was kind of painful to watch but is SO fun

------
Runs with scissors
Universal Deluxe Zig Zag from the 60's
Singer Quantum Stylist 9960
Singer Treadle 127 Egyptian
Juki MO 735

kowgiirl.up
kowgiirl.up
Intermediate
OR USA
Member since 12/28/12
Posts: 212
Login to reply to this post

In reply to Pamela R <<


Date: 6/11/13 3:18 PM

I had thought of putting an electric motor on it just so that I would have more control at slower speeds. I'm having a hard time with doing that since it's a challenge that I'm having fun with.
You are so right Pamela, these things sew and sew. What else in our lives, that has been around that long works as well ~ not much. Cool little gadgets that are

------
Runs with scissors
Universal Deluxe Zig Zag from the 60's
Singer Quantum Stylist 9960
Singer Treadle 127 Egyptian
Juki MO 735

Jennifer Hill
star
Jennifer Hill
Advanced
AB CANADA
Member since 4/11/02
Posts: 1507
Login to reply to this post

In reply to kowgiirl.up <<
thumbsup 1 member likes this.


Date: 6/11/13 7:14 PM

You will have much finer low speed control over this machine once you get the hang of treadling. These vibrating shuttle machines are real pigs to try to control with an electric motor.

Jennifer in Calgary

kowgiirl.up
kowgiirl.up
Intermediate
OR USA
Member since 12/28/12
Posts: 212
Login to reply to this post

In reply to Jennifer Hill <<


Date: 6/12/13 0:13 AM

Thanks for the input.
I don't want a pig in the house that is forsure

------
Runs with scissors
Universal Deluxe Zig Zag from the 60's
Singer Quantum Stylist 9960
Singer Treadle 127 Egyptian
Juki MO 735

zanylady
star
zanylady  Friend of PR
Advanced
MD USA
Member since 5/6/09
Posts: 223
Login to reply to this post

thumbsup 1 member likes this.
Date: 6/12/13 8:11 AM

You have to practice doing the treadle without thread. As a teenager I worked in a sewing factory using treadle machines. The overseer made me practice for 1 full day and then told me to go home and soak my ankles in hot water and keep moving them. By the end of the second day I could do a steady, consistent stitch.

Go to Page:
Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
printable version Printable Version

* Advertising and soliciting is strictly prohibited on PatternReview.com. If you find a post which is not in agreement with our Terms and Conditions, please click on the Report Post button to report it. Sewing Machines >> Singer Treadle Pics

Merchants on PR
Gwyn Hug
Fabric Shopping Help!
Deals!
Lanetzliving Vintage Sewing Patterns
Vintage Sewing Patterns
Deals!
Fitz Like a Glove Ironing Board Cover
Made In Australia
Deals!
SewBaby
Unique Sewing Patterns
Deals!
Budo Bear Designs
Asian Designs
Web site

Copyright © 2014 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.
Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Contact Us
Online Sewing Classes
Expert Sewing Techniques for Jackets
Fee: $34.00
(Regular $49.00)
Expert Sewing Techniques for Jackets

Online Sewing Classes
Fit the Tee to a T
Fee: $29.00
(Regular $49.00)
Fit the Tee to a T

Simplicity 4568
photo
Review by Lori V on 3/2/06
Read Review

SewBaby Snap Happy Booties Pattern
SewBaby Snap Happy Booties Pattern

Details
Price: $8.95
Add to Bag Add to Bag

Claire Handbag
Claire Handbag

Details
Price: $9.00
Add to Bag Add to Bag

Peek-A Boo Flip Flops Digital Pattern ( Size 0 mo -18 mo )
Peek-A Boo Flip Flops Digital Pattern ( Size 0 mo -18 mo )

Details
Price: $3.99
Add to Bag Add to Bag

Megan Nielsen Briar Sweater & T-shirt Digital Pattern
Megan Nielsen Briar Sweater & T-shirt Digital Pattern

Details
Price: $12.00
Add to Bag Add to Bag

Butterick 5354
photo
Review by Gelbean on 6/3/10
Read Review

McCalls 6101 Pattern ( Size 3/4-5/6 )
McCalls 6101 Pattern ( Size 3/4-5/6 )

Details
Price: $13.95
Add to Bag Add to Bag

Butterick 5432 Pattern ( Size XSM-SML-MED )
Butterick 5432 Pattern ( Size XSM-SML-MED )

Details
Price: $18.95
Add to Bag Add to Bag

Subscribe to PR Message Board Feed Subscribe to the PR Message Board Feed Add to My Yahoo! Subscribe at NewsGator Online Subscribe at Bloglines Add to MyMSN