The fascinating history of sewing
September is Sewing Month
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We have been using sewing needles and threads to make stitches for millennia, and we will likely continue to do so for years to come. Sewing can now be done in a variety of ways, but this wasn't always the case throughout history.
From centuries-old archaeological discoveries, to the evolution of the sewing machine, in this gallery we bring you a timeline of key events in the history of sewing. Click on to learn more.
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