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Looking for a certain quilt pattern? Trying to learn a new technique? Just starting out and looking for beginner information? Want information on cleaning and/or repairing your machine? This is a great place to shop for and buy sewing books, magazines and pamphlets.Vintage books on sewing are full of information on how to make different kin...
Looking for a certain quilt pattern? Trying to learn a new technique? Just starting out and looking for beginner information? Want information on cleaning and/or repairing your machine? This is a great place to shop for and buy sewing books, magazines and pamphlets.Vintage books on sewing are full of information on how to make different kinds of items for the family or house. Ready made just was not as available as it is today. Singer made quite a few of these books. So did universities and the Dept. of Agriculture - just to mention a few.Magazines were also popular ways of selling patterns and products. These types of sewing related items will also be found here.
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    This booklet will help you save money on maintaining your vintage sewing machine. It has tips and information on cleaning and oiling, adjusting your sewing machine, tensions, feed dogs, running the sewing machine, and even a trouble shooting shooting section for machine troubles.

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    This is a great little vintage how to book for many different crafts! Instructions on crochet, hairpin lace, knitting, tatting, netting, embroidery, smocking, huck weaving, needlepoint, hooked, braided and knitted rugs and more. Illustrated.

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    This lovely and handy sized book on sewing techniques is full of written and illustrated instructions on how to make different kinds of buttonholes - bound, machine and hand finished. It also has lots of information on how to make different kinds of pockets like bias bound, several styles of flap pockets, welt pockets and more.

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    Looking for instructions for the use and care of Greist's buttonholer for rotary sewing machines? Here is an original manual for that helpful sewing attachment. Besides the instructions in this manual, there is information on oiling the attachment as well as some helpful tips for making buttonholes.

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    Original, vintage Domestic Sew Machine parts book. Fully illustrated parts and supplies including original prices. Used by a sewing machine repair person for identifying and purchasing replacement parts. Also includes information on attachments, buttonholer and accessories. This illustrated, repairmans parts and supply list is a terrific reference for...

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    Fashion Focus magazine from The American Fashion Institute. Holiday, 1988 issue. Includes articles on style, sewing with metallic thread and tips and hints. It even includes the patterns for the Design of the Month dress and felt teddy bear ornament. A nice leaflet with interesting information from the 1980's and the American Fashion Institute of...

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    Stitch by Stitch from Marshall Cavendish, Part 6. Illustrated instructions for sewing, crochet, knitting and various home crafts. A weekly course magazine from the 1970's and 1980's. This is Part 6 of the course. Courses 8 and 9. Course 9 for knitting. Instructions for lampshades made simple and a crocheted woven rug. Stitch By Stitch is a nice, vintage...

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    White Magic sewing machine book from the 1940's. Looks like it is a manufacturer or salesman book. Three ring binder full of examples.  Each page is in older, page protectors. The pages have fabric examples of what the various attachments and feet can do along with pictures and a brief description. Perfect aide to help a salesperson sell attachments for...

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    Taylor Made Designs applique patterns from the 1990's. No. TMB129, Patchwork Pumpkin and Gingerbread Boys. By Cindy Taylor Oates. Plenty of gingerbread boys and more in this pattern book. Ghosts, kitty, dog to name a few. Holiday themes for Halloween, Christmas. Instructions for pieced vests, quilts, pillows and applique on sweatshirts. A nice applique...

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    Exquisite Sleepware Book Adapting Commercial Pattern to Heirloom Sewing, by Lane Powell Edwards. Photos of different lingerie items you can sew. Instructions for heirloom sewing techniques and information about adapting sewing patterns. Illustrations in the back of Kwik-Sew patterns used.  A vintage, sewing book from the 1980's. The Exquisite Sleepware...

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    Heirloom Sewing by Margaret Pierce. A handy guide with photos, diagrams and instructions on various heirloom techniques. Sections on materials, basic techniques, special effects and final touches. Even information on smocking. Pattern information for a lace collar and heirloom pillow. Vintage, from the 1980's. This booklet would be volume 1 in a series of...

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    Heirloom Sewing II by Margaret Pierce. A terrific and handy guide showing different sewing techniques for heirloom sewing. Includes:  Shadow work, Applique cord, File Tire, Pin stitch, Appliqued inserts, Madeira applique and Decorative hems. Full of photos, diagrams and instructions. Heirloom Sewing II is a nice, vintage, sewing book from the 1980's!

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