How to use Treadle in a sentence

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  • Improved brakes worked by a treadle strip two rods at a time.

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  • The belut or treadle is put into the warp; next to that is the sarsul; a thin piece of wood is laid upon the warp, called chupari or regulator.

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  • While Singer treadle machines were by far the most popular with consumers, according to Treadle On, the White treadle machine was second in popularity.

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  • The unique design of these machines makes them popular with collectors and sewing history buffs, and some quilters still use treadle machines today.

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  • With their beautiful wood cabinets and cast iron scrollwork, antique treadle sewing machines make beautiful display objects for sewing or craft rooms.

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  • He had women demonstrate the ease and speed at which they were able to use the Singer treadle sewing machine.

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  • Singer still manufactures treadle machines in limited quantities so you can also pick up a new one.Whether you use it as a decorative accessory or actually sew with it, your Singer treadle machine is a wonderful item to own.

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  • The spindles to which the wheels are attached revolve in a lathe worked by a foot treadle.

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  • You have to wind it up and it is then operated by a foot treadle.

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  • Site plan 14 POLE LATHE This has a springy pole and treadle mechanism and is used for green wood turning.

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  • The treadle wheel lathe provided some members of the aristocracy with a hobby that some found as absorbing as any modern day turner.

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  • Collaborating with pump manufacturers to to adapt treadle pump design in response to user needs.

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  • The round leather rope drive from the rim of the foot-operated treadle drive allowed for a certain degree of twist in its drive.

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  • The Singer treadle sewing machine, built in 1856, was a breakthrough for seamstresses everywhere.

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  • Treadle machines are very simple and not that difficult to restore.

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  • The metal treadle may have chipped, cracked paint and even areas of rust.

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  • Many seamstresses enjoy sewing on a treadle.

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  • Place the ball of your right foot on the upper right corner and the heel of your left foot on the lower left corner of the treadle.

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  • There is no reverse on a treadle machine.

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  • Treadle sewing machines can be found at flea markets, estate sales, antique shops, and thrift stores in most areas.

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  • Some may even remember the table models, driven by treadle boards.

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  • By working the treadle board back and forth, the needle was powered to rise and fall through the fabric.

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  • Antique treadle sewing machines are both decorative and practical.

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  • The other difference was Singer's treadle design, a machine that was powered by a rocking motion of the seamstress's feet rather than hand cranked.

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  • The treadle was popular until the electric sewing machine became available in the early 1900s.

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  • If you have a treadle that works and you are interested in sewing with it you will find it is rather easy.

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  • Getting the rhythm of your feet on the treadle will probably be the most difficult part.

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  • Now, place the heel of your left foot on the lower left corner of the treadle.

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  • Push down the heel and then the toe in alternating movements to get the movement in the treadle.

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  • It is easier to find antique treadle sewing machines than you might think.

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  • For more information on all aspects of treadle machines including use and repair you can visit Treadle On.

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  • However, in the decades before household electricity was common, treadle sewing machines dominated the marketplace.

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  • A seamstress using a treadle machine had both hands free to control the fabric.

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  • To operate the treadle machine, the home seamstress would place her foot on the treadle and rock it back and forth.

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  • The motion of the treadle drove the machine's sewing needle up and down through the fabric.

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  • Although this may seem cumbersome to modern sewing enthusiasts, a properly oiled and maintained treadle machine was actually very easy to operate.

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  • From the time they were introduced until the 1940s, treadle machines sold well with domestic sewing enthusiasts.

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  • Although several sewing machine companies manufactured treadle machines, only two brands were really popular with consumers.

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  • During the late 19th and early 20th century, Singer was the foremost manufacturer of treadle machines.

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  • The Singer New Family treadle machine, made between 1865 and 1880, revolutionized the world of home sewing.

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  • Today, some quilters swear by the simple functioning and easy sewing maneuverability of treadle machines.

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  • Examine the treadle on the machine to make sure it has all the parts and is functional.

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  • Although you may not plan to sew with the treadle machine, its functionality is part of its value.

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  • Either way, treadle machines are an important part of home sewing history.

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  • Singer, Brother, Bernina and more are all profiled, as well as antique treadle machines, which can be as decorative as they can be functional.

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  • In the first, the pressure is applied by a handle or treadle, and is removed by a spring or weight; this is called " braking on."

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  • This is a treadle sewing machine, powered by rocking your foot to leave your hands free for sewing.

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  • Since the treadle does work differently than an electric machine you should plan on giving yourself a few days of practice before you get serious about a project.

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  • There was an old treadle sewing machine with carved drawers and even a grandfathers' clock, stating the permanent time of three p.m.

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  • If you are lucky enough to have a Singer treadle and you don't know much about it you can begin your quest for information by identifying the date it was manufactured.

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