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A Gimbels Sewing Machine

Donna Williams suggested we illustrate her lavender and cream Gimbels sewing machine for the upcoming VSM coloring book. While the machine itself is quite beautiful, it was really her story that most compelled us.

Suggest a VSM For Our Coloring Book and Win a Free Copy

We're publishing a vintage sewing machine coloring book, and we'd like readers to suggest machines that are special to them for each letter of the alphabet.

A to Z: Sewing Machine Coloring Book

I've always enjoyed drawing with colored pencils and markers, but I hadn't illustrated anything of any significance for about eight years before I recently decided to try my hand at sewing machines.

Vintage Singer Drawing Book for Young Artists

This adorable booklet, measuring 3" x 5.5", demonstrates Singer's marketing savvy during a bygone era.

Smarter Collecting: Vintage Sewing Machines

You've got the bug. Every vintage sewing machine (VSM) tugs at your heart strings and every orphaned machine must be preserved. But slow down a moment, let's talk about this. And don't worry - this isn't a full-blown intervention.

Refinishing a Vintage Singer Featherweight Table

Even if you have no experience, you can refinish your vintage Featherweight table. With our method here, it can be accomplished in a weekend.

The Biggest Vintage Sewing Machine Group on Facebook - Part Two

Continuing our series on the Vintage Sewing Machines Facebook group, we interviewed administrator Melanie Rowley.

What We Do at Still Stitching:

Our Film

  • We produced the only feature-length documentary on vintage sewing machines. Still Stitching has delighted thousands of viewers and urged the expansion of many collections. Many viewers tell us they watch it repeatedly. Ladies tell us that the film helped draw their husbands into their passion for vintage machines.

Custom Paint and Restoration

  • We are fortunate to assist many clients with procurement, high-end restoration, and custom painting of vintage sewing machines. While Singer 221 Featherweights are the most frequently painted model, we paint many other models such as the Singer 15, 66, 99, 201, and 301. We also refinish cabinets, treadle irons, and vintage sewing machine cases. Interested in our services? Contact us!


  • We are available for presentations to guilds and other groups interested in vintage sewing machines. Our focus is historical education. Contact us for more information.

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