A View of My Quilt Life

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Michigan Machine

One of the things I wanted to do on my recent trip was to drag the Michigan sewing machine out of the closet and check out the model and serial number on it.  Since I normally travel with my machine, I don't use this one but that will change. Sewing machines need to be used - it's good for them!

Singer Model 15-91 with "Eye" & Trefoil decals.
This machine belonged to my Great Aunt Lillian.  It runs, though it can use a cleaning and oiling. There is some built up grunge to carefully remove.


It is a Singer, Model # 15-91, dating to January 1933. She is 71 years young! 


Housed in a Model # 47 cabinet, it has a knee controller instead of a foot pedal.  


I had planned on bringing the machine home for a thorough going over but it is wired into the cabinet due to the knee controller. I need to do some research on how to remove the machine from the cabinet & not do any damage to the wiring. 


Check out that scroll work face plate, though it will be better once it's cleaned and shiny.  I have another machine project!


2 comments:

  1. She is going to be beautiful after her spa treatment. Model number?

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  2. It should be very pretty once you clean it up. It's nice to have something that was used by a member of your family.

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