His best-loved character was “as beautiful as the fortuitous encounter on a dissecting table of a sewing machine and an umbrella.”
Perhaps the invention that did as much as any one thing to make life easier was the sewing machine.
It might picture, for instance, a factory girl at a sewing machine.
Less than a hundred years ago a furious rabble smashed Thimonier's invention, the sewing machine.
With what sewing machine are you most familiar, and what are its peculiarities?
Mr. Stark's overalls had ripped, and the sewing machine was being repaired.
They have a piano here that plays itself like a sewing machine.
She had a twenty-foot launch, equal to fourteen knots, that made no more noise than a sewing machine.
And now, when you want a sewing machine, if you do not get the best it will be your own fault.
This produced the heel-and-toe action treadle, a familiar part of the sewing machine until its replacement by the electric motor.