For many collectors, old Kenmore sewing machines represent an important part of America's sewing history. Since the s, seamstresses have relied on these machines to complete their everyday sewing tasks. Today there are hundreds of vintage Kenmore sewing machines available for collectors and enthusiasts. You can find vintage Kenmore machines locally at flea markets, garage and estate sales, thrift stores, and second-hand shops.
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A pin is a device used for fastening objects or material together, and can have three sorts of body: a shaft of a rigid inflexible material meant to be inserted in a slot, groove, or hole as with pivots, hinges , and jigs ; a shaft connected to a head and ending in a sharp tip meant to pierce one or more pieces of soft materials like cloth or paper the straight or push pin ; a single strip of a rigid but flexible material e. According to their function, pins can be made of metals e. Pins have been found at archaeological sites dating as early as the Paleolithic , made of bone and thorn , and at Neolithic , Celtic and Ancient Roman sites. The development of the pin closely paralleled that of its perforated counterpart, the needle.
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William A. Norwalk, Ohio. A short biographical sketch of Frank Mack. Frank Mack was a native of New York but went to Ohio at an early age, making his home there until his death. At the age of 17 he was teaching school to obtain funds with which to continue his education at Baldwin University, at Berea, Ohio.
The treadle sewing machine has a long history. In fact, the treadle sewing machine goes back almost to the beginning of the technology, and its history is the history of the sewing machine itself. A treadle sewing machine is one that is powered mechanically by a foot pedal that is pushed back and forth by the operator's foot. Today, these antiques--found in auction houses, at antique dealers , even in junk stores and garage sales--stand as reminders of America's industrial know-how and might.