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Bizarre High-Powered Sewing Machines

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Bizarre High-Powered Sewing Machines

Working vintage sewing machines have been modified in some impractical if not downright bizarre ways.

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The Secret Life of the Sewing Machine

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The Secret Life of the Sewing Machine

In 1988, British public television aired a series called The Secret Life of Machines, created by Tim Hunkin. It included the sewing machine.

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1939 "Goofybike" Keeps Family in Stitches

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1939 "Goofybike" Keeps Family in Stitches

Maybe you've seen the "Goofybike" invented by Charles Steinlauf. Here's the story behind it.

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Sewing Machines in Animated GIF Images

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Sewing Machines in Animated GIF Images

Eleven of our favorite silly animated images featuring sewing machines - plus a happy dance!

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Celebrities & Their Sewing Machines

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Celebrities & Their Sewing Machines

17 images of actors, singers, and royalty of various sorts with sewing machines. But do they know how to use them?

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30 Beautiful Vintage Photos of Children Sewing

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30 Beautiful Vintage Photos of Children Sewing

We've scoured the web so you don't have to. Images ranging from adorable to heart-breaking, all poignant if not beautiful.

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Our Favorite Reasons to Read the Sewing Machine Times

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Our Favorite Reasons to Read the Sewing Machine Times

We can't stop pouring over The Sewing Machine Times, an industry trade paper published from 1882 to 1924.

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10 Hardcore Sewing Machine T-Shirts

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10 Hardcore Sewing Machine T-Shirts

These vintage sewing machine T-shirts will definitely attract attention, and isn't that the purpose of T-shirt designs?

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7 "Sewing Machine" Songs

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7 "Sewing Machine" Songs

Ever have a song stuck in your head while you're busy with a task? If you're sewing, perhaps the song can fit the moment.

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Old Sewing Machine Ads Are Creepy

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Old Sewing Machine Ads Are Creepy

The strange world depicted in vintage sewing machine ads.

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