This was a project in which I attempted to document EVERY step in the painting and decal-ing process, and encouraged others to join me.
THE PAINT ALONG
This link takes you to a page of links to each step in the paint along:
And earlier projects
Domestic Refurb: Paint and Decals
THE GORGEOUS MACHINE KNOWN AS "SHIELD MAIDEN"
DIY Water Slide Decals
THE GORGEOUS MACHINE KNOWN AS "RIVER SONG"Stripping the Paint from a Singer 27
Painting the Naked Singer 27
Introducing River Song!. In which I describe the decal process and how to fix bad chrome partshttp://dragonpoodle.blogspot.com/2014/08/introducing-river-song.html
SADIE AND PATRICIA'S VS2VS2 Restoration: Cleaning and Sanding the Machine
VS2 Restoration: Paint and Decals
Two techniques for adding gold to a machine: skin tattoos and how to DIY a gold decal on a black machine. I consider this one of my FINEST CONTRIBUTIONS to the community of vintage sewing machine repair. No false modesty here!
Dragon-ing Up a Singer 99 and DIY gold decalse
A Radical Approach to Sewing Machine Beauty
Wipe on Poly! Gasp! The Horror!