Unveiling of the Grasshopper

I know! I am a lucky girl! 🙂 My last secret sewing machine purchase was an Elna Grasshopper! I am sure that many of you have heard lots about it. I myself had been crazy for one ever since I saw Peter’sin his multiple sewing-machine-collection-show-off blog entries (ok, maybe only three, but it felt like ten, IContinue reading “Unveiling of the Grasshopper”

Fashion fades, but hardware is forever

Dear Readers, I am officially very happy with myself (and my Singer 201). After CGCouture pointed me to a much cheaper source for parts, I read up more on Singer 201 and realized I was only missing three things — bobbin cover plate, power cord, and class 66 bobbin. I bought all those from sew-classic,Continue reading “Fashion fades, but hardware is forever”