I meant to blog ages ago! Things got crazy, busy, fun and all kinds of other things since my last post but know that I am happy and stitching! I can’t really show anything yet, but soon I can post pictures. I have also been knitting on my neck warmer that I linked to in my previous post. I only have about 12 rounds to go and then the crocheting and then it will be done! It looks great, and it is much easier than I thought it would be. I even have my next knitting project picked out! More on that later.
The title of this post is ‘Something old and beautiful’. Well, today at my lunch break, me and some co-workers went to a thrift store where you can buy almost anything. I found a tin that I wanted to get (I want to do more tin finishing and this was a nice size tin) so I went to pay for it. When I was paying for my tin my eye wandered to the side of the table and there it was! An old Necchi sewing machine that was just shouting my name! It was C H E A P so off course it came home with me!
It doesn’t work or anything, but it is just so beautiful! I have always wanted an old sewing machine like that, just for decoration. And now it is sitting on top of my stash cabinet and I can’t stop looking at it. I just adore it!
As you can see from the pictures it is worn and not in the best of conditions, but I still just adore it. I think it has so much character! Now. If anyone has any tips on how to clean it and make it shiny again, I am all ears! I was wondering if it would be OK to use car wax on it to make it shine again? But off course I would have to get it clean first! So, any tips out there?