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How a Sewing Machine Works [How to]
posted November 13 2013 12:59.44 by spic0m




From the outside, a sewing machine is a wonderful bit of magic. A needle shoves thread up and down, and somehow a seam is formed.
What is that thread latching to? How, if the needle just bobs up and down, does the thread lock in place?

A great GIF reveals what is going on inside the machine as the needle does its little dance:



[Link: The Atlantic]
 
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