Historical Origin of Sewing Machines

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By Nurie

Historical Origins of sewing using a needle has been started in the early days of human civilization.
Needle material is mixed.
Some are made of stone, copper, bone or ivory. A rough needle was used to bring together animal skinsinto clothing.
While the yarn used is made from animal muscle.
Metal needle is used around the 14th century, which is a needle with holes which are common at this time.

History Origins The discovery of Sewing Machines
In 1755, a German immigrant, Charles Weisenthal,who tiggal in England, patented a special needledesigned for a machine.


Unfortunately, the patent does not specify a machine that uses the needle.
Next, a British cabinet maker, Thomas Saint who alsopatented the sewing machine in 1790.


Saint is not known what really makes the prototypemachine used at the time, or just to get a patent for a royalty, later if the machine could be made.
To be sure, Saint Thomas in his patent detailing asharp object to make holes in the skin and insert the needle in the existing hole.
One step ahead of the Weisenthal.
But the reproduction of Saint’s findings were not able to operate.
This patent case is also overlooked by BalthasarKrems.


German citizens are finding an automatic machine forsewing caps in 1810.


He did not patent his machine temuanya and reputedlynever function properly.
Efforts to create a sewing machine is never dull.
Many of them eventually lead to a patent war.
However, some may end in failure.
For example John Adams Doge and John Knowles ofAmerica.
They both make a sewing machine in 1818 butultimately failed when the machine was used to sew acloth.
Sewing machines which can function Thimoniercreated by Barthelemy in 1830.

This machine uses only one thread and a needlehooks such as embroidery or knitting needles.
Unfortunately, these findings are not welcomed by thecommunity.
In fact he was nearly killed when a garment factoryseamstress burn his unrivaled and raises fear of unemployment due to the findings of her sewingmachine.
Re an American trying to make a successful sewing machine and in the year 1834, which named WalterHunt.

But strangely, he did not feel happy with his findings,because he felt the findings will lead to unemployment.
Elias Howe Sewing Machine

Top of the sewing machine invention in the UnitedStates were found by Elias Howe.
Homemade machine uses two threads from the opposite direction and has a hollow needle to threadthe ends.
The needle was pushed through the cloth and make a sort of arch on the underside of the fabric yarns.
A thread from the other direction was inserted into thearch.
Then create a second thread that locks braided fabric.
They say this finding inspiration from his dreams.
In his dreams, stomach Howe was stabbed by acannibal with a spear in his sleep.
Form the cutting edge is used as inspiration to create aneedle that had long sought.
The Sewing Machine War patents
Howe Sewing Machine
But after its discovery, Howe faced with the problem by maintaining a patent and market the invention.
Finally, he fought for nine years.
Isaac Singer
Own patent war broke out when Isaac Singerdiscovered the mechanism up and down on the sewing machine and Allen Wilson developed a tool hookspinner spinning.
Sewing machines have become a mass production of goods until the 1850s.
Isaac Singer Sewing Machine
After Isaac Singer managed to make a sewing needlesewing machine with a movable foot pedal stroke, then the success of the sale of commercial sewingmachines open.
Earlier, former sewing machine needle moves fromside and is driven by hand.
However, Isaac Singer machines implement two threads are interwoven mechanisms Howe patented.
So Isaac Singer Elias Howe demanding the samepatent and won his case in 1854.
Walter Hunt actually implementing interwoven threads of the two sources of yarn and needle holes.
But the court decided the patent fall into the handsHowe after the Hunt patent canceled.
If it remains patent Hunt, Elias Howe can be defeatedby Isaac Singer in his case.
So the defeat, Isaac Singer had to pay Elias Howepatent royalties.
If any patent owned by British citizens, John Fisher in the year 1844 is not lost, then the Fischer will be involved in the war sewing machine patent.
Because the machine-made lace a mechanism similar to Howe and Singer machines.
Success in defending his patent rights to the EliasHowe made a profit jumped sharply.
Annual income which was originally 300 dollars to more than 200,000 U.S. dollars per year for that time.
In a period of 14 years (1854-1867), Howe raised to 2million dollars on its findings.
He then set aside part of his fortune during the Civil War for the Army Infantry and some donations on behalf of his personality.

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