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    1960 here is KK quilting with the quilting grandma's

  • The Four Reds.

    1960 Black and white photograph of little girl sewing on her old mini Singer sewing machine. I wish children learned things more commonly today.

  • Cherise Smith

    The Beehive Cottage: She Arrived!

  • Sue Hirtle

    1960, child size sewing machine..not really a toy but many a little girl wanted one of these.

  • Jeana Wiggins

    vintage sewing machine

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1960 sewing machine advertisement

I've never seen one of these. I'd love to add one to my collection.

Invention of the Sewing Machine - the sewing machine was developed by Isaac Singer. This was one of the first domestic appliances made. The sewing machine was really put to work during the Civil War when there was a huge demand for ready-to-wear uniforms.

I had to buy this on ebay! I wish I had this for my Fisher Price dolls to sew with when I was little. On second thought, they had no arms, so that may have just been sad for them.

Received one of these for Christmas when I was young and have been sewing ever since!

The White sewing machine. The most popular in the world. Every 2 minutes. Each day we make a new White Sewing Machine. (front) | Flickr - Ph...

Wednesday was mending and darning socks Day. Mama sewed very well. She made all my clothes until I was in High School.

This REALLY is on my wish list. ;) Would be so cute for cottage! Make Do And Mend Digital Print by clareowendrawing on Etsy, $20.00

Singer old school sewing machine, where I learnt to sew at my mothers feet. When she had to sew staight lines she would have me rock on the peddle... I was 4 or 5, This is a memory I treasure.