I recently got some new cabinets I wanted to share with you.
My Dream Machine
I’ve always dreamed of having a Singer Treadle sewing machine in a cabinet, but that’s yet to happen. However, I did recently buy a cabinet.
I was thrilled with my deal on this. It belonged to a friend’s grandmother, so I got the family deal too.
It does need some TLC if I want to restore it.
Paint splotches. And veneer coming off the cabinet.Yes, it will need some TLC to restore it. But I still love it as it is.
My second new cabinet was purely wanted for something functional. I went to the second-hand store to look for a small table or end table to sit my Coverpro on. I didn’t want to sit it on the floor, and I was tired of moving machines when I wanted to use my serger, or Coverpro. They’d been sitting one in front of the other.
I found this: It was marked from $10 down to $5. That was an even better deal than my dream cabinet!
(Do you see my antique camel saddle photo-bombing the cabinet? That’s been around longer than my hubby. His parents brought it back from one of their travels.)
The most amazing part of both of these cabinets is they both had vintage machines included.
The Singer cabinet had this Imperial machine inside. I’m told it will work with the treadle, but it doesn’t have a power cord, or foot pedal, and the belt for the cabinet needs to be replaced, so… It might be a while.
I have found a manual for this Imperial, but I haven’t decided if I’m going to keep it. If I decide I’m not going to keep it (no cord, no pedal), I do know Central Sewing Machines in Edmonton takes in sewing machines to repair and then donates them to charity. I love that idea.
The second cabinet had this Brother machine in it.
This one excites me a little more. Probably because it has a power cord and foot pedal. I do need to find a manual for this one, and try it out. It just came home yesterday. My hubby is telling me I’m out of room, but where there’s a will, there’s a way.
I think I’ll be researching my new Brother today.