Kit of Treadle Sewing Machine Book, Imported Leather Treadle Belt, Oiler with Oil, Lint Brush and Spool Pin Felts

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Kit of items to get your treadle sewing machine into working order. This makes a great gift for someone with a foot powered machine.

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1. My 60 page book Treadle Sewing Machines Clean and Use an Iron Lady, second edition, has many clear illustrations and photos. Gain the confidence to get your treadle in working order to glide as they should.
Learn this and more:
    Types of machines and shuttles
    Parts and descriptions
    Cleaning, don't destroy gold decals
    Supplies and tips
    Oiling and lubricating
    Tension and pressure
    Installing a leather belt
    How to treadle

2. Imported leather treadle sewing machine belt with clip, comes in one size, fit to your machine. Belt is 3/16 inch in diameter and 72 inches long. Includes a page of instructions I wrote with tips and clear illustrations showing how to install. Leather belts are like leather shoes, they stretch and weaken over the years so start with a new belt. When a belt starts slipping it has stretched, it needs to be shortened to be snug again but not too tight or it makes it harder to treadle.

3. Two red spool pin felts for your machine, start fresh, they get dirty and compressed over the years. Red was the standard color for the vintage machines.

4. Oiler with high quality clear sewing machine oil, oiler has a thin brass tube and cap that screws in place. Tube end dispenses a drop at a time and is thin enough to get into tight spots. Oiler can be refilled, always use clear good quality sewing machine oil.

5. The double end lint brush is used to flick out lint and dust from machine before you oil it. The round brush end works well to clean lint from the feed dog.

6. For fun you get an official “Treadle Lady Driver License.” For years I have said, "Treadles are like classic cars, take them for a Sunday drive." Yes, I drive my treadles! The proof is on YouTube. Oh, what a girl can do with a goofy idea, iMovie and her MacBook.

Other photos of my nicknamed machines are, Twiggy my 1917 White Rotary, photo of 4 from 1886 to 1930s are Grizelda the Black Widow, Her Majesty, Bertha and Davis. The last photo is a Singer 216G made in Germany from about 1958 to 1960 and looks like a military uniform so he was nicknamed G.I. Elvis! Elvis was in Germany in the Army during that time.

Thank you for looking, please visit my shop.

    Average review
    Arrived safely and quickly! Great communication! Thanks!
    Mar 12, 2018 by Maria Costa
    Exactly what I needed to get grandma’s treadle sewing machine purring.
    Mar 6, 2018 by marek3
    Everything exactly as expected, I'm so pleased - and especially pleased at how well it was packed! We were in the middle of a raging snowstorm when it was delivered, and my mailman left our mailbox open - the package was buried in snow, but dry as a bone! Thank you so much!!!!
    Mar 3, 2018 by alliesweethappylife
    -----Haven't used these items yet. Could place to purchase vintage parts. Good service and excellent advice .
    Feb 6, 2018 by Judy Rumbaugh
    Great grouping to care for my newly acquired antique treadle machine. Will gladly shop here again.
    Feb 3, 2018 by Sharon Newsome

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