Found this blog on the internet. It hit close to home because I have my grandmother’s old treadle sewing machine…it is in much better shape. I learned to sew Barbie clothes on her machine. This is a cleaver re-purposing idea.
A neighbor was getting rid of a pitiful Singer treadle sewing machine. It was headed to the scrap yard when she “rescued” it for me.
  • new purpose for old treadle base, cleaning tips, painted furniture, painting, pallet
These old sewing machine bases are very versatile and handy. They make fabulous tables and more.
  • new purpose for old treadle base, cleaning tips, painted furniture, painting, pallet
The base and wood had definitely seen better days.
  • new purpose for old treadle base, cleaning tips, painted furniture, painting, pallet
and the poor machine? Someone had stripped her of most of her parts for some reason.
  • new purpose for old treadle base, cleaning tips, painted furniture, painting, pallet
After a good cleaning, some brightly colored spray paint gave the base a fun new look. The best thing about these projects? Paint is so easily changed when you tire of the color.
  • new purpose for old treadle base, cleaning tips, painted furniture, painting, pallet
This sweet gal was missing a wheel. I was able to score one on Ebay!
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