Vintage Sewing Machine Action!
I love my vintage machines. I now own eight vintage machines – meet the entire family. They are beautiful, yet functional and each one has a unique personality. A couple of them, Liz Tailor and Thyme, have the vibrating shuttle bobbin mechanism. I’ve come to prefer it and believe I get a much better tension with these machines.
Both Liz Tailor and Thyme, are Singer 128s. Liz Tailor sits in a lovely solid wood cabinet and Thyme lives in a bent wood case, in perfect condition, and is operated by a knee drive. I prefer knee drive operation to the pedal versions. I feel as though I have better control over the stitching.
The bobbins are long and thin and winding them is fun. I can watch them go for hours! Check it out for yourself!