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By hand with a hand wheel and later by a treadle.

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How were sewing machines powered before electricity?

THey were powered by a foot-pedal.


How were the early sewing machines powered?

They were powered by handANS 2 -Many early sewing machines were powered by foot. Your feet worked back and forward on a 'treadle' at the base of the machine.


How where old sewing machines powered?

rotation, pedal power.


What can a modern sewing machine do that the first machine couldn't?

The Modern Sewing Machines can do some many stitches. The First Sewing Machines don't


What is the difference between modern day and old day sewing machines?

The difference between a modern day sewing machine and an olden day sewing machine is the modern day sewing machines are powered by electric and not done by hand.


What is different between the modern day sewing machines and the old ones?

The difference between a modern day sewing machine and an olden day sewing machine is the modern day sewing machines are powered by electric and not done by hand.


How were sewing machines powered back then?

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How were sewing machines powered in 1900?

Using a treadle. (a lever worked by the foot that imparts motion to a machine.)


What were sewing machines powered by in the 1950?

Same thing used today. Mostly small electric motors.


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