Results 1 to 10 of 13

Threaded View

Previous Post Previous Post   Next Post Next Post
  1. #1
    Senior Member bowl-maker's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Knoxville, TN
    Hennessy Explorer UL
    DIY Winter Dream

    My *new* thread injector! Thanks Santa!

    So...a couple of months ago I am in the thrift store and I come across this Gem Dandy of a sewing machine: a pink Atlas zigzag from around 1957. And only $40! I went home, did some research, talked to my wife, and decided I was in love. I went back after work the next day to get it and somebody had already bought it that day (after it sitting in that store for 4 weeks)!

    Fast forward to today and guess what was under the tree? That's pregnant wife had bought that Atlas right out from under me and took it to the local shop for a new belt. So now I have read the original manual that it came with, looked through all of the extras that it came with, and sewed a scrap material stuff sack. It is wonderful and even has a knee pedal and a small tag-dated cabinet. Did I mention it is pink? I am in love...
    Attached Images Attached Images
    Last edited by bowl-maker; 12-25-2012 at 22:34.

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 3
    Last Post: 10-14-2014, 12:25
  2. Santa Bringing Thread Injector
    By JLeephoto in forum Do-It-Yourself (DIY)
    Replies: 19
    Last Post: 12-27-2013, 10:29
  3. Breaking thread on my thread injector?
    By Frost in forum Do-It-Yourself (DIY)
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 01-29-2012, 08:49


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts