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    Three new hammocks that i have made all on my 102 year old sewing machine

    Finally got around to taking a few photos of the hammocks that we have been working on. The first hang in them was short as it was barely 50 degrees outside and the wind was blowing 20-25 knots. My son loves Univ of Mich so the blue and yellow is for him and my daughter loves pink so that is hers and the white a grey is for me. The plan is to hang their hammocks in their rooms and they can have a place to hang then. Mine is moving the a more open area so we can see the stars. The machine was built in 1910 and I have been working on restoring it little by little each week. slowly it is getting back to original condition. The hammocks are all the same size 134" x 84". The bodies are 400 denier uncoated flag cloth which is silky smooth and comfy and the edges are 1.9 ripstop.

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    Looks like some nice work and that is a beautiful machine you have there!
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    Sure looks nice!!! That DIY bug sure bites hard!!! Keep up the good work.

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    You've been a busy bee! The hammocks look great. Your machine is a great looking also. Looks in great shape for a 102 years.

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    Great looking hammocks. Love that machine also.
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    Your son has good taste! The hammocks look great, and I like the machine. My grandmother has a Singer 66. I do all my sewing on a Singer 301a my parents gave me when when my wife and I got married.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vampiresmiley View Post
    Your son has good taste! The hammocks look great, and I like the machine. My grandmother has a Singer 66. I do all my sewing on a Singer 301a my parents gave me when when my wife and I got married.
    It's where I went to school and one of his teachers is a huge fan. Looks like you are in bay city's am just a bit up m25 from you in PA

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    Great job. That's a couple of fine look'n rigs you've got there.
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