Antique Sewing Machines
And How They Work
Antique Sewing Machine Gallery
Before 1900 After 1900 Some Toys

The Author's Discussion Group for
Antique Sewing Machines on Facebook
How They Work 
The task - a good starting place
Location of Parts
Basic Chainstitch
Twisted Chainstitch
The Lockstitch
Oscillating-Hook
Rotating Hook
Double Locking Chainstitch
Renovating neglected machines
The Needlebar
Boat Races
The Take-up Lever
The 4 Motion Feed
Transferring Motion
Thimonnier's stitch
Saint's machine  ( The very first?)

The Gravesham Collection of Antique Sewing Machines on Facebook
The Amazing Adventures of Fred the Thread
A History of Sewing machine inventions
Links to more animations on other sites

Links to Other Sites You Might Like
Sewalot - Alex Askaroff's well researched site.
Sewing Machine Collector.

Some Useful Book Recommendations Relating to this Site
Isaac Singer - The First Capitalist by Alex Askaroff
Early American & Antique Sewing Machines
Old Sewing Machines (Shire Library)
Sewing Tools & Trinkets
Singer and the Sewing Machine
Antique and Collectible Thimbles and Accessories
Antique American Sewing Machines: A Value Guide
Toy and Miniature Sewing Machines
The encyclopedia of antique sewing machines
Toy and Miniature Sewing Machines(Bk. II)
Selling Antique Sewing Machines Online
Antique Sewing Machines (Brian Jewel)
Antique Sewing Tools and Tales
Oldtimer Sewing Machines (Europe)


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