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The Singer Manufacturing Co's Instructions for Using Singer Sewing Machine No. 27-4 For Family Use

Spiral Bound Book Republication™

Originally Published - 1906!

Up for bid is another marvelous Dakota Prairie Treasures Spiral Bound Book Republication™ of the original "Singer Manufacturing Company's Sewing Machine Instructions Manual for their Model No. 27-4 Sewing Machine." We scanned and reformatted a scare original and are pleased to offer you this wonderful antique Edwardian Era Sewing Machine Use Instruction Manual for your personal recreation or professional sewing pleasures!

Dakota Prairie Treasures' Spiral Bound Book Republication™ is a economical option to obtain this scare sewing machine manual at a reasonable cost! (Original is not for sale)

Our new line of Spiral Bound Book Republications™ oh-so-conveniently lie flat while in use!

This is a unbelievably nice touch if you have every tried to read a pattern's instructions while your hands are full of your in progress project. As an avid needleworker myself my personal experience prompted my choice of spiral binding for it's ease-of-use alone. I bet you'll love it too!

Our customers say:
"Thank you for the fast shipment, I will treasure this book!"
"Nice booklet of period information to go with my 1907 Singer Sewing Machine!"
"Good, efficient transaction. Excellent item. I'm pleased! Thanks."

This item is a great resource for those who are antique Singer sewing machine collectors and repairmen, sewing enthusiasts, students of historical clothing, fiber and textile arts, etc!

This is certainly a fine source of historically valuable information for those who love the very best sewing machines manufactured in the early 20th century. I have a half dozen of the various Featherweight models with all the attachments and this guide assisted in ending the confusion of how to use them! This is the perfect opportunity to purchase your own version of another wonderful craft instructional revealing our heritage from an earlier America culture!



27-4 Seven Drawer Cabinet Table

No. 27-4 on Stand and 5-Drawer Table for Cover


Oiling Maintenance


To Operate the Treadle

To Take Out the Shuttle and Bobbin

To Wind the Bobbin of Under Thread

To Thread the Shuttle

To Set the Needle

To Thread the Needle


To Prepare for Sewing

To Commence to Sew

To Regulate the Tension

To Turn a Corner

For Sewing Flannel or Bias Seams

To Remove the Work

To Alter the Length of Stitch

To Change the Pressure of the Presser Foot on the Material


Relative Sizes of Needles and Thread Chart

Sizes of Needles

Class of Work to Sew

Sizes of Cotton, Linen or Silk

Twist, Linen and Cotton Thread and Needles


The Belt


The New Singer Stand Brace (with Belt Thrown-Off)


Drawing-Room Cabinet (Closed)

Drawing-Room Cabinet (Open)

Drawing-Room Cabinet (Open for Oiling)

What a historically educational and delightful sewing machine use manual this is!

Please view our other listings for our Singer 27-4 Attachments and Their Use Spiral Bound Book Republication! A great pair of informational guides for you cherished antique Singer sewing machines!

The antique Singer attachments, parts, etc., can be found online quite readily. You just have to hunt a little bit!

The Spiral Bound Book Republication™ you will receive is representative of the types of handicraft expertise of earlier genteel and feminine American and European culture! If you're into nostalgia like I am you will have many hours of enjoyment recreating antique needlework items for yourself or others dear to your heart just the way your great-grandmothers did!

1906 Edwardian Singer Treadle Sewing Machine Attachments Use Guide Book 27-4 Parts Numbers Sewing Guide



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