Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Happy National Sewing Machine Day!

I just thought that I would share something since today is National Sewing Machine Day. This is the Sewing Machine Orchestra (installation) by Canadian artist Martin Messier.  

It is a journey into the connection between sight, light, and sound with an everyday object (in this case a pre-computerized sewing machine) exploring the emotions and memories they stir.

Enjoy and happy National Sewing Machine day!


  1. Very interesting, I even remembered some of the sounds the old machines made in Home Ec. sewing.

    God bless.

    1. Me too! Like the sound the needle made going through paper. We were given sheets of paper to practice sewing straight lines and curved lines on an unthreaded sewing machine before we could "graduate" to the next level (cutting out our fabric and sewing it).


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