The Sewing Machine

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The Sewing Machine

The first sewing machine was invented by Elias Howe.  Elias Howe moved to Boston in 1837 after losing his job in a factory. When he moved to Boston he began working in a machinist shop where he starting thinking of an idea for a sewing machine.  It wold take Elias Howe eight years to figure out and tinker with his sewing machine but finally he figured it out and ended up demonstrating his machine to the general public.  Elias Howe's invention of the sewing machine would end up becoming a huge success during the industrial revolution.  One of his  sewing machines could do the work of five speedy hand sewers and it would be perfect each and every time, saving businesses tons of money on labor and time, therefore allowing them to push products out much easier and more quickly.