You asked: When was the sewing machine patented?

Who invented the first American lockstitch sewing machine in the year 1832?

1829 – Barthelemy Thimonnier, a French tailor invented the first practical and widely used sewing machine. 1832 – Walter Hunt invented the first American lockstitch machine. He eventually patented it in 1854.

How has the sewing machine changed since it was invented?

Sewing machines have improved greatly and have become electric. Instead of manually move the needle up and down, when the foot pedal is pressed, electricity runs through the machine and lifts the needle up and down for us. It is like turning on a switch on the wall for light instead of lighting candles.

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