THE SECRET LIFE OF MACHINES - The Sewing Machine
by Tim Hunkin
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The first patent for a sewing machine was taken out by an English cabinetmaker called Thomas Saint in 1790. It's doubtful whether he actually built his design, because, when one was made from his drawings 100 years later, it had to be extensively modified to work.


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The Sewing Machine cartoon

 

Cartoons copyright (C) 1988-1994 Tim Hunkin. All rights reserved.
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