Unveiling of the Grasshopper

I know! I am a lucky girl! ­čÖé 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┬ámultiple sewing-machine-collection-show-off blog entries┬á(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”

What I wouldn’t do for a (free) singer 201!

I love sewing, but it was not until i started reading people’s blogs did I start craving for sewing machines, very vintage sewing machines. I was amazed to find that very very old sewing machines may still work like a wonder despite their ripen old age! Even though I already have a working sewing machineContinue reading “What I wouldn’t do for a (free) singer 201!”