Brighton And Hove

Author: Janet Cameron
Publisher: Amberley Publishing
ISBN: 1848681674
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It seemed that some time previously, Jones was persecuted, almost to death, by a
sewing machine agent who wouldn't give up trying to sell him a machine. In
desperation, Jones built himself a diving bell and went out to sea for 400 miles,
then descended 200 miles into the ocean to try to get some peace. He had no
such luck. The moment his feet hit the ocean floor, he saw the sewing machine
man coming down in his diver's equipment and carrying with him a sewing
machine shuttle ...

The Phase

Author: Michael Raduga
ISBN: 130055066X
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Then, a man about 60 years old who was dressed somewhat like a sailor (at least
that was what I thought) approached another guy who was playing some
unknown instrument, resting the thing on his left shoulder like a violin. I think it
was not an actual instrument, but rather something like a sewing machine or
something oneiric in nature like that. The sailor stopped by the side of the sewing
machine man and from inside of a worn out black, cheap looking plastic bag for
which most ...

The Australian Journal

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THE SEWING-MACHINE MAN. " There ! " said Mrs. Hall, as the sewing machine
came down with a thump and stopped; "I've broken my needle. Do go and get me
one, Carrie, and hurry back." " Well," said the young girl addressed, " I will
consent to make myself useful to that extent for once; " and putting on her hat she
made her way to the machine agency. The proprietor came forward to meet her,
and, after exchanging the courtesies of the day, he said, "Miss Moffat, won't you
come ...

The Sewing Machine Classroom

Author: Charlene Phillips
Publisher: Krause Publications
ISBN: 1440216029
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Make the Most of Your Sewing Machine! Join author Charlene Phillips as you learn all about your new best friend—your sewing machine!

The Sewing Machine Embroiderer S Bible

Author: Elizabeth Keegan
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1250048257
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Describes how to get the maximum benefit from one's sewing machine's embroidery functions, explaining how to copy designs off the internet, stabilize fabric and determine which threads and needles to use for optimal results. Original.

The Atlantic Monthly

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man never is, but always to be, blest. lf with one part of his brain he inven's a
labor-saving apparatus, the o:h r lobes immediately create as much rew abor as
the apparatus saves. But it is this chase of Desire after Ability which keeps the
world moving, and tends always to equalize the lot of men. The sewing-machine
is one of the means by which the industrious laborer is as well clad as any
millionnaire need be, and by which working-girls are enabled safely to gratify,
their woman's ...

The Sewing Machine Master Guide

Author: Clifford L. Blodget
ISBN: 9780990022725
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A comprehensive easy to navigate efficient sewing machine guide and reference book for beginners and experts.

The Rhetoric Of Pregnancy

Author: Marika Seigel
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022607207X
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Katherine Durack's study of nineteenth-century sewing machine man- uals
provides one example of what I am calling system-constitutive doc- umentation.
Because it was considered improper and even impossible for middle-class
women to operate industrial machinery, early sewing ma- chine manuals had to
actively persuade them not only that sewing ma- chines belonged in the domestic
space but that they were also in line with cultural beliefs about the roles and
abilities of women ...