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1930’s ADLER 30-1 PATCHING MACHINE

Posted by cg on January 14, 2013 in in the studio | 2 Comments

I went for it….  after experiencing the dreaminess of the little portable Adler, I was determined to find a 30-1, and through a generous reply from a nice chap who writes a really informative vintage & industrial sewing machine blog (http://ucansew2.blogspot.com/) I found a good source for used industrial machines in Florida, and guess what they […]

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1930’s ADLER HOME SEWING MACHINE – ASTRID!

Posted by cg on January 14, 2013 in in the studio |

The latest equipment added to the studio is a collectable Adler home sewing machine manufactured sometime around 1930 in Germany.  This machine has a solid steel body with a very familiar pebbled enamel surface, what a gorgeous industrial grey/green! Since early 2012, I have been researching a better ways of working with and sewing leather.  I […]

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FERRY TO SOMEWHERE…

Posted by cg on December 30, 2012 in in the studio, out of the studio |

I use this image often in artist talks to describe a state of my working process… the churning state.   Research, organizing materials/concepts, numerous trials and naturally a bit of fretting occur well before the actual work begins on any new collection of work… so I will say that I am looking forward to the […]

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