Monday, August 12, 2013

HOORAY! It's National Sewing Machine Day!

Today is a holiday worth celebrating! Did you even know there was a National Sewing Machine Day? Be sure to get those machines out and create something beautiful in honor of this great holiday and incredible invention.

For fun, let's test your knowledge on the subject by playing a little game!

The first successful sewing machine was patented in what country?
A. China
B. United States
C. France
Answer: C
The first successful sewing machines were invented during what time period?
A. 1830's
B. 1850's
C. 1840's
Answer: A
What year was the first successful sewing machine patented in the U.S.?
A. 1846
B. 1835
C. 1870
Answer : A
Who was the inventor of the first commercially successful sewing machine?
A. Thomas Edison
B. Barthelemy Thimonnier
C. Isaac Singer
Answer: C

Thanks for joining us for a little trivia about this amazing machine! I don't know about you, but I'm sure am glad that I don't have to stitch all of my projects by hand. So thank you to all of the sewing machine inventors, whether they were successful or unsuccessful, patented or unrecognized . You made it possible for me, and many other women to not only develop a special talent, but also to discover a PASSION!

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