My New [Vintage] Singer Sewing Machine

I am super excited to introduce the newest addition to my crafting supplies. My grandma's vintage Singer  sewing machine!

It's an amazing shade of teal and in really good condition minus a few scratches on the hood. It just needs a little cleaning and it will be good to go!

I have been slowly fine tuning my sewing skills but the only time I could practice was back home at my parents' house where I could use my Mom's sewing machine. I would love to be able to make some throw pillows for my living room and fix up a few wardrobe pieces that are just a hair too big. I can't wait to start using it and possibly add a few new items to my Etsy shop!

Now I just need to find the perfect name for her. One of my odd quirks is that I must name everything. I named my car as well as most inanimate objects I use daily so a name for my new sewing machine is a must. If you haven't read about my printer, Alfred, you can here. So, if you have any ideas or suggestions on a clever name for her, leave a comment! I'm leaning towards Trudy for some reason. It just feels vintage to me.

P.S. I finished all my projects! I'm officially done with school except for three final exams!


  1. She's beautiful! I'm so glad I'm not the only person who names her sewing machines :D I have a vintage Singer 168 post bed industrial machine and her name is Matilda. (Short for Matilda the Hun...cuz she's Bad A**)

    Yours looks more like a Belle (short for Blue Belle)

    I wish you many happy years sewing on her!

  2. So jealous, that is an absolutely gorgeous Singer! Do you sew or is it purely for aesthetics?

  3. I am by no means, an expert seamstress, but I am trying to get better :] But it is aesthetically pleasing, no?
    -Allison Kaye

  4. I Love you sewing machine!!!! My friend just got one from a yard sale super cheap but we don't know anything about it (It looks excactly like yours). Could you tell us what year yours is and model? Thanks!!

  5. Years ago (about 30) my Mom gave me her Model 335 Singer when she upgraded. I believe the machine is approaching 50 years old and still works like a dream. It's a really good sturdy machine and has a pretty stitch. I hope you enjoy yours as much as I've enjoyed mine.

  6. Though it is difficult to make out, the model number is 348.


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