Man down

My sewing machine’s broken. A rubber cog lost some teeth. The thing is older than Jesus so I can’t say I’m surprised. Pulled the bottom off last night after the needle kept jamming and found, among half a pound and 30 years of lint, the worn-out spot on the cog. All I could think was

Damn! This timing stinks since I have Monday off and a couple of projects to finish.

But then:

W’shew! It didn’t break in April when I was under the gun on my wedding dress.

Anybody know where a girl in Chicago can get an old Singer repaired?

    • mags
    • July 5th, 2009

    If only you were in Philly you could take it to my old landlord in NoLibs! Keystone Industrial Sewing Machine Repair. Perhaps if you called them they could recommend somewhere in ChiTown? Their names are Lenny and Lois

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