How to Convert a Modern Sewing Machine to a Treadle Machine  Off Grid

How to Convert a Modern Sewing Machine to a Treadle Machine Off Grid

Learn how to convert an modern electrical sewing machine into a to a treadle sewing machine. If you are not able to find an amazing vintage antique Singer treadle sewing machine there is still a way to make it work.

How to Convert a Modern Sewing Machine to a Treadle Machine  Off Grid
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The great thing about this project is there is no permanent modification to the machine beside removing the belt and it works beautifully. Why, you may ask? Need is the mother of invention for off grid sewing. Living off the grid isn’t for adventurous . Generators or battery banks break down. They need servicing. They develop mystery problems. Sometimes human power is the most trustworthy. The Amish sew with a human powered sewing machine everyday creating perfectly straight stitches.  Mushy Wiki website shares instructions.

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http://mushycat.com/wiki/index.php?n=Treadles.HomePage

 

 

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