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Ada Blaney ~ Nebraska Historical Society
Heartspun Quilts ~ Pam Buda: Introducing Prairie Stitches! Woman sewing outdoors, sunlight and fresh air were probably the reason !
Prairie life is the inspiration behind Pam Buda's PRAIRIE STITCHES collection for Marcus.
Like so many others in this era (c 1850), Ada was very, very proud to own a treadle sewing machine and wanted to be photographed with it. So...
women 19th ctry farmlife
1906 Sewing Machine-I love that she looks like she knows how to treadle.
Antique Vintage Singer Treadle Sewing Machine Cabinet Table No. 5 with Egyptian Sphinx / Memphis Machine
Vintage Sewing Machine Embroidery by The Phantom Moon, via Flickr
Sewing Machine Cover - looks like it's just out of a teatowel and tied. i need to do this to keep the cats from messing with mine.
Old sewing machines are too cool.
How to clean up a vintage sewing machine
sewing machine embroidery
Antique Singer Sewing Machines
Vintage Sewing Machine article
The Song of the Sewing Machine Cartoon
Girl w Hand Crank Sewing Machine by jeninemd, via Flickr