Sewing Machine History - Who Invented The Sewing Machine?


So Who Invented The Sewing Machine?


Arguments persist to this day over who invented the sewing machine. By default, Elias Howe usually receives the honor, more for his 1844 patents than for the machine he designed. But even here, there's confusion. Englishman John Fisher may have beaten Howe to the patent office only to lose out because someone misfiled his papers.


Nonetheless, Elias Howe did hold the crucial sewing machine patents when Isaac Merritt Singer, Wheeler, Wilson and Grover Baker, soon to become the three biggest companies, began manufacturing their machines . . . a fact that

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Best Sewing Machine Reviews and Sewing Machine Ratings

Best Sewing Machine Reviews and Sewing Machine Ratings

Sewing Machine from back whenI still remember seeing the very first sewing machine. It was my mother’s and she was on it, sewing, hemming and repairing, most of the time. It was fun to see her finished projects. She would sew, repair and hem cute shirts, frocks, long dresses, pjs. As she would stitch, we would sit around the sewing machine, chatting away. So many of our childhood memories and plans were made around that antique sewing machine.


My mother was quite thrilled when I told her that I would like to try to stitch and maybe take

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Types of Sewing Machines

The various types of Sewing Machines available today evolved from when they were first invented. Mechanical Sewing Machines were first on the scene, followed by many others that were faster and more flexible in their function, to save on manufacturers cost of sewing clothes and fabric. As the demand and supply increased, many different types of sewing machines evolved with time and technology. And looking at them today, one can easily say that sewing machines have been developed into smart machines that can easily understand design patterns automatically.



There are basically three type of

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Brother XL2600I 25-Stitch Free-Arm Sewing Machine Review

Brother XL2600I Sew Advance Sew Affordable 25-Stitch Free-Arm Sewing MachineAverage Customer Rating: ★★★★½ 



When I first started my sewing journey, I purchased a used machine from my cousin. It was a good run while I tried on some patterns, practiced my skills on my used sewing machine. After about three months, I decided it was time for an upgrade and that I was ready for my brand new machine. I was in the market for the best sewing machine for beginners.
Since my older used machine was pretty heavy weight and good for basic stitching, I wanted the one that was light weight and versatile.... [...]