This is what else I do when I'm not up to the ears in grease and thread ends..
Raindrop Kites (Art In The Sky)
Helen Howes Textiles (With free patterns and lots of inspiration)
Does Not Equal - My Blog (With a good list of links to sewing sites)
And other resources
Treadleon Best site for users of old machines. has a good email list, too.
Tension Adjustments A seriously good blog post about tension adjustments.. Thanks to Francyne Willby
Nicholas Rain Noe on Industrial (and Semi-Industrial) vs Domestic machines Seriously good blog post on the differences, with particular reference to the sorts of idiocies perpetuated by some eBay sellers..
Rest of the blog is worth perusing too, as it has good information on repairs and restoration
Sewing Online Good for manuals, new needles and Industrial parts. Good service
Yahoo Vintage Singers Group If you like to chat on-topic..
Free downloads for Singer manuals
And don't forget that Google is your friend...
| My address is:-|
Helen Howes Sewing Machines
4, The Raveningham Centre, Beccles Road, Raveningham, Norfolk, NR14 6NU. United Kingdom
From outside the UK dial:- 0044 1508 548137
I'm open 11 till 5 every day except Tuesdays and Wednesdays