Various old fashioned antique sewing machines are demonstrated. Women sewing wear period costume (although much more make up than would have been worn at the time!). One woman wears a Victorian style outfit, another a "flapper outfit". The antique sewing machines are from a Swiss collection.
A look at sewing machines and what they can do from Victorian times to 1960, Kensington, London.
Out takes (rushes, cuts) for stories featured in CP 517.
Model Patti Morgan runs up a sexy sun suit on her new electric sewing machine.
Short film on history of sewing machines.
An old fashioned sewing machine is compared with a new one.
Women during the Spanish Civil War making clothes for soldiers at the front.
Factory girls take dance classes after work. Lodz, Poland.