Handcrafted Goodness

On this day in 1851, Isaac Merrit Singer was granted a patent for his sewing machine, revolutionizing the manufacture of clothing and changing the way women thought about fashion forever.   By the very early twentieth century, it was estimated that 85% of households owned a sewing machine. But sewing declined toward the end of the

2014-08-12T07:32:19-06:00Tuesday, August 12, 2014|Categories: Historical Stuff|Tags: , , |