She can’t do any fancy stitches; just straight and zigzag stitches.
She was produced between 1920 and 1954. She’s said to be very durable like an industrial sewing machine.
She’s worked by a treadle. The treadle is connected with a large wheel, which is connected by a thin leather belt with the actual sewing machine.
At first, I had some problems with her: getting the thread tension right, get her to work properly, sewing different fabrics like jersey etc.
But now I prefer her to electric sewing machines. I like that she saves electricity. I even can sew during thunderstorms. 😉 She sews less noisy than electric sewing machines. I can sew thin, slippery fabric to heavy wool as well as leather with her. I can sew slow or fast regulating her by the treadle. She makes beautiful buttonholes, …