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Where was the sewing machine invented?

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Asked by Ravinder, 04 Oct '11 01:47 pm
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Germany
Answered by Anil K Chugh, 04 Oct '11 01:56 pm

 
  
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The story really starts in 1755 in London when a German immigrant, Charles Weisenthal, took out a patent for a needle to be used for mechanical sewing. There was no mention of a machine to go with it, and another 34 years were to pass before Englishman Thomas Saint invented what is generally considered to be the first real sewing machine.

In 1790 the cabinet maker patented a machine with which an awl made a hole in leather and then allowed a needle to pass through. Critics of Saint's claim to fame point out that quite possibly Saint only patented an idea and that most likely the machine was never built. It is known that when an attempt was made in the 1880s to produce a machine from Saint's drawings it would not work without considerable modification.

The story then moves to Germany where, in around 1810, inventor Balthasar Krems developed a machine for sewing caps. No exact dates can be given for the Krems models as no patents were taken out.

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Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 04 Oct '11 02:11 pm

 
  
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Some guy named Singer invented it, but where i forgot, but do you know where Toothbrush was invented ? its quite interesting fact :-)))))
Answered by jasoos Gardabh Das, 04 Oct '11 01:49 pm

 
  
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Hand sewing is an art form that is over 20,000 years old. The first sewing needles were made of bones or animal horns and the first thread was made of animal sinew. Iron needles were invented in the 14th century. The first eyed needles appeared in the 15th century.

The first possible patent connected to mechanical sewing was a 1755 British patent issued to German, Charles Weisenthal. Weisenthal was issued a patent for a needle that was designed for a machine. However, the patent did not describe the rest of the machine, if one existed.

The English inventor and cabinet maker, Thomas Saint was issued the first patent for a complete machine for sewing in 1790. It is not known if Saint actually built a working prototype of his invention. The patent describes an awl that punched a hole in leather and passed a needle through the hole. A later reproduction of Saint's invention based on his patent drawings did not work.

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Answered by angel, 04 Oct '11 01:49 pm

 
  
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Germany
Answered by aflatoon, 05 Oct '11 11:50 am

 
  
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By singer in germany
Answered by dhanendra kumar jain, 04 Oct '11 02:08 pm

 
  
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Germany
Answered by Tanupriya, 04 Oct '11 01:58 pm

 
  
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The first sewing machine was discovered in France.
Answered by Damodar Biswal, 04 Oct '11 01:57 pm

 
  
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