My hubby has been quite the amazing guy lately.
He not only drives me around to take photos of my quilts, but he took me
out for a ride today and surprised me by stopping at the local vintage store...
WITHOUT ME EVEN ASKING HIM TO!
I saw this vintage Singer sewing machine sitting there and it just called my name...trust me, it did!
The price was really good, so I quickly told that cute sales guy that I would be taking it home today.
My hubby asked me if I'd plugged it in to make sure it worked. Nope!
We drove straight to my favorite local sewing machine store with big hopes that they could clean it
up and maybe even get it running. There's some parts missing, but the body is in great shape.
After owning it for less than 20 minutes, I left the store without it.
I'll know next week whether it is just a pretty decoration or if it can be fixed.
I didn't even have my good camera, so my phone pics will have to do for now.
According to the nice people at the Singer Support Center, it is a
Singer Model 99, manufactured on April 10, 1934.
It even came with a Singer sewing cabinet (model #49) that's in not-so-good shape.
It's missing the lid...darn...and one side of it is really damaged.
It needs some gluing and painting, that's for sure.
The big decision is what color to paint it...I'm not sure what I'll do.
Leaving it as is or restaining it isn't an option because of the damage on the side.
I think my husband got the picture on how excited I was because I kept
"I'M SO EXCITED" AND "I LOVE I!"
(I get excited over the little things in life...like this machine!)