Monday, May 2, 2011

My latest love.....

Well used and loved...and will continue to be used and loved! 1926 Singer class 127 vibrating shuttle treadle sewing machine!

The vibrating shuttle is a new contraption for me...and I'm loving it! Works like a dream...instead of the needle going down and immediately back up, it goes down, kinda hiccups, then goes back up---down, bump, up... too neat!

The emblem shows the shuttle shape in the middle of it...and you can see in the upper right corner that the bobbin winder is really different looking! The bobbin isn't a disk but a long spool looking thing...very interesting!

Even has the shuttle design on the side of the treadle!

Beautiful old decals...I'm so afraid to scrub cleaning on it...the gold will come off...

Even has filigree on the cover in the back.... The gold on the decals are worn badly in some places, but mostly still there.

The cabinet has been refinished with wooden drawer pulls put on, but really isn't in very bad shape...It's all wood, not a veneer...
Garage sales are wonderful things....You never know what you could come across....Saturday, Hubby & I got on our cruiser bikes and headed out to the local garage sales and wouldn't you know it...we came across a find we couldn't resist!!!! So quickly we paid for her and back home we rode and got the truck- loaded her up and brought her home. These pictures were taken soon as we got home...hadn't cleaned her up yet or oiled her...and of course her belt was broken.... I threaded her  up and tried her out--sure enough, she lives! A friend had a belt and let me have it....Viola!!! I'm treadling!!! I know I'm gushing, but I'm in love!!!
What a Beauty!!!

My Review of SanDisk® Sansa® 4GB Clip+ MP3 Player (Black)

Originally submitted at RadioShack

The Sansa Clip+ is a tiny MP3 player with an array of cool features and a distinctively big sound.

Can't say enough good things about this!

By Amaw from Texas on 5/2/2011


5out of 5

Pros: Simple Controls, Long Battery Life, Sleek/Compact, Easy To Setup, Lots of Storage, Reliable Performance

Best Uses: Anywhere

Describe Yourself: Avid Listener

Primary use: Personal

Was this a gift?: No

I work these very hard... all night every night and lots every day listening to audio books... They've averaged lasting about 3 years each... Audio books take lots of storage space so the micro slot is invaluable... I've tried lots of more expensive ones and they never lasted even one year the way I use them...For me, this is the
absolute best product on the market---Bar None!