What was the first sewing machine ever invented?

Answer While there were earlier attempts at inventing a sewing machine, Thomas Saint's 1790 invention was the first workable sewing machine. The machine made a chain-stitch, using a single thread. Saint's... Read More »

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How was the sewing machine invented?

Before the invention of the sewing machine, textiles were entirely stitched by hand using only needle and thread. In 1846, Elias Howe patented the first automatic sewing machine, which allowed mass... Read More »

Who Invented the First Sewing Machine?

Thomas Saint, a cabinet maker and inventor from London, England, invented the first functional sewing machine and patented it in 1790. His device spooled thread continuously as an arm holding a nee... Read More »

Who invented the sewing machine in 1893?

The first sewing machine was patented well before 1893, in 1791 by Thomas Saint. The first sewing machine as we would recognize it was invented by Barthelemy Thimonneir in 1829. But it wasn't until... Read More »

Who invented the modern sewing machine?

Elias Howe, of Spencer, Massachusetts, invented the first automatic sewing machine in 1845 and patented it in 1846. In 1851, Isaac Merritt Singer modified Howe's design, and invented the first mode... Read More »