It was old and dusty indeed. When I payed them another visit this weekend, I remembered to take some photos:
It is an old Dürkopp Machine that is very rusty and as far as we can go back in history, it must have belonged to my grandma. But wheather she had inherited it or got it from someone else is still subject to a lively discussion between my mother and her sister (o:
Then my brother-in-law showed me an old Pfaff that once belonged to his grandparents. It is in very good shape and still had many tools and even some spools in the tiny drawer underneath the table.
It was even threaded!!!
The box is Pfaff branded…
… and was stuffed with tools and notions. Don’t you just love the pink chalk?!
Talking about bird’s nests (o;
I think that these old wooden spools are by far more lovely than the plastic ones we buy nowadays, aren’t they?!
I already tried to convince my BIL and my mother that I desperately need an antique sewing machine just in case of an electrical power outage…
I can be very stubborn when it comes to essentials (o:
A happy sewing week everyone!