How to Recharge your Batteries and Inspire

I have found that being a small business owner, it is even more of a challenge. I can get so caught up in my work that I forget to properly take care of myself. That is the exact opposite of what needs to happen.

The Joys of a Vintage Machine

Singer 66 Hand Crank 1919 Recently I became the proud owner of class 66 1919 Singer hand-crank sewing machine. She is not without her issues.  My good friend and former professional sewing machine repairman and current gunsmith, Robert Horst has kindly been helping me restore her to her former functionality and soon-to-be beauty. She now […]

From Repair to Renovation

One day while working, I noticed an issue with my new worktable. The wood was splitting, and a shelf had sagged to the point where the supporting post came out. Needless to say, I was not happy.  So off I go to the hardware store, got some really hard wood and had the pieces cut […]

Thor GC1341, Latest Machine Addition

So life threw me a curve ball.  I acquired an antique Singer 29-4 patcher.   I restored it as best I could and got all the bits and bobs to complete the project.  Well the repair person sadly destroyed it. [LONG STORY].  The base of this machine remains with me as I have restored it […]