Invention of the sewing machine- The first patents on the sewing machine were taken out in the and Isaac Singer developed the most popular domestic sewing machine. The Civil War created a demand for ready-to-wear uniforms and popularized the machine.
Rare to find this charming little gem in this pristine condition and in the original box. A "Singer SewHandy" model 20 sewing machine with the manual and instructions for doll dress style B. Appears to have never been used.