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Recommended Service & Parts

While we offer procurement, restoration, and paint services, we ourselves rely on some other providers that we highly recommend.

Painted Vintage Sewing Machines

High-end restoration and custom paint are our primary services at Still Stitching. Get the details here.

Vintage Machines & Parts

Quilter's Connection | David Werther

David specializes in Featherweight 221 and 301 models, but also offers numerous parts for other models. If it isn't listed on his website, you should inquire nonetheless. If shopping for a Featherweight or 301, David's expertise will assure you obtain a quality machine. David also offers classes and guild workshops in his region.

Maintenance Workshops & Retreats

Sew Purty Workshops | Ray Elkins

White Still Stitching offers educational presentations in the mid-Atlantic region, ours are focused on the history and evolution of vintage machines and the industries associated with them. David Werther at Quilter's Connection (above) offers classes on a more regional basis. Meanwhile, Ray Elkins at Sew Purty Workshops offers traveling workshops throughout the U.S. that are fun, hands-on and in-depth restoration experiences for vintage sewing machine enthusiasts at any skill level. Ray and his team offer such an in-depth opportunity that they actually encourage clients to bring their frozen, seemingly hopeless machines for resurrection. You can even host a workshop.

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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