Sewing Machines Today

Dec 23 09:43 2010 Rita Jones Print This Article

Sewing is a fun hobby with a purpose which has been around for ever, and always will be.  Just as technology has made it easier for us to do other things that we enjoy, so it is with machine sewing.

Sewing is a fun hobby with a purpose which has been around for ever,Guest Posting and always will be.  Just as technology has made it easier for us to do other things which we enjoy, so it is with machine sewing.

To think of it as just a hobby is to do it an injustice, as many people, both male and female, make their living from these machines.  Anyone who thinks that sewing is just for the female of the species is way off the mark.

The improvements in sewing machines over the last few years has  been tremendous.  Nowadays it is possible to find sewing machines that will, for example, make button holes at the press of a button.  Computerization has made machine embroidery a dream.  And these are only two of the many areas which have improved so much.  There are even now sewing machines which do not require use of the foot peddle for control, ideal for those of us who, for one reason or another, find getting the right pressure on a foot peddle difficult.

Even the size and weight of the machines has improved immensely.  At one time they were big heavy machines which one thought twice about moving.  Often if someone did a lot of sewing, they would set up a room, or area, in their home and simply leave the machine in situ.

Nowadays even the most complex of machines is light and maneuverable, not to mention also made so easy to use even a complete novice can operate them almost out of the box!   This makes it much easier to consider taking your sewing machine out of the cupboard to do even small sewing jobs, knowing that it will be no trouble to put the machine away again.



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Rita Jones
Rita Jones

The author has been a seamstress for more years than she cares to admit, and has seen big changes in the tool of her trade in that time.    Find out more on her blog:

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