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    Silhouette Cut Out Canvas – Vintage Sewing Machine

    This project was inspired by Ashley (of Joyfully Jenson)’s cut canvas project.  When I saw her project, I decided to add it to my 30 Crafty Projects to Complete Before I’m 30 list, with a small twist: a silhouette instead of an all-over pattern. I decided to do a silhouette of a vintage sewing machine.  I looked online for some silhouettes, but I didn’t find anything that I liked (too complex, too simple, not a model that I liked, etc).  I decided to use a photograph of my Singer 66 sewing machine and turn it into a silhouette myself. Want to make a cut out canvas like mine?  Here are the step by…

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    Birthday and Anniversary Singer Featherweight Vintage Sewing Machine

    I may have a little problem when it comes to collecting vintage sewing machines.  I just love their charm and utility, and I love both displaying them and using them whenever I can.  One of my favourites is the Singer 221, the Featherweight, and this is one model that I always wanted to add to my collection after seeing collectors online posting their photographs.  I needed the adorable lightweight machine to be mine. I told my husband about the machine and showed him pictures of what it looked like and what the case looks like.  We go thrift shopping often, hunting for this and other beautiful or interesting vintage sewing machines. I may have…