mandy munroe

stitching, quilting, fabric, projects

Duck Egg Blue Sewing Machine!


Look what we found in a charity shop!!! Spurred on by my lovely daughter I couldn’t walk past it and it is now mine πŸ™‚

Judging by the cover it’s probably 1950’s, it’s in great condition, has instructions and it sews! Who’d have thought they made them in this gorgeous colour!


9 comments on “Duck Egg Blue Sewing Machine!

  1. pomegranateandchintz
    February 22, 2013

    Gorgeous colour…and it sews!! Bonus!

  2. Oh Sew Tempting
    February 22, 2013

    Wow! What a gem πŸ™‚ I use my late mother-in-laws green Husqvarna for piecing patchwork. It looks quite similar to the design of your Jones and, it too, sews beautifully. You’ll have great fun using it! Avis x

    • mandymunroe
      February 23, 2013

      I’m just enjoying looking at it at the moment. Glad you’re enjoying yours, I think it will take me a while to work out how to free up one hand to turn the handle!

  3. rags4bags
    February 27, 2013

    It is gorgeous-cannot wait to see it!

  4. Diane
    May 1, 2014

    Any chance you can scan and post your manual? Your machine looks like mine which says ‘Made in USSR’ but mine seems to be locked as handle turns smoothly but needle does not move despite being tightened. Help!

    • mandymunroe
      May 1, 2014

      Sorry Diane, no manual just some instructions on how to thread it (I think). Unfortunately it doesn’t sew either, it looked like it did but when I took it to be serviced they discovered the wheel was glued together and we can’t find a replacement. It still looks lovely though πŸ™‚ Have you got someone close by who can take a look at it?

  5. Maria
    September 30, 2016

    Hi there!! Are you still sewing in this gorgeous sewing machine!! I got one exactly the same!! I would like to ask you some questions and share our findings!!

    • mandymunroe
      September 30, 2016

      Unfortunately it never did stitch. Something had been glued inside it. Hope yours works!

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