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Description: A mother is cutting a pattern from display material on a table.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a wooden house, with a family, including a man, woman, dog and child on the porch. The woman is using a sewing machine near the open front...

Date: 1955-01-04 

Description: Lydia MacKenzie, Helen Burkhart, the instructor, and Lucille Harks participate in a class on textile handicrafts at the Madison Community Center.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a group of people from "Zululand" in "native" costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations,...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

"Spanish Lady" costume worn for Halloween by Virginia Shaver in 1922. (Museum object #2003.29.1)

Date: 1934 

Description: A group of Fond du Lac women sews clothes for a Civil Works Administration project in 1934. The CWA was an emergency program that lasted from November 1933...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a group of three women from Burmah in "native" Burmese costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...

Date:  

Description: Women of the Haywood Handicrafters, a civil rights project established for black women in Haywood County, Tennessee. Many of these women had been subject...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Italian woman in "native" Florentine costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The G. Thompson family poses in front of their wooden house. One woman sits at a sewing machine working on a quilt while another works at a knitting machin...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph card of an American woman, posing near a Singer sewing machine. Her daughter stands on a pillow, watching as her mother sews.

Date: 1947-09-23 

Description: H.S. Manchester Inc., 2 East Mifflin Street, display window promoting "National Notion Week" and displaying items (notions) used for sewing.

Photograph

Doll Dresses

Date: 1947-12-06 

Description: Wisconsin Dames club members sewing doll dresses for dolls to be sold at the Christmas bazaar. Proceeds to be used to purchase Christmas baskets for needy...

Date: 1913 

Description: Fennimore High School sewing class poses in classroom. Mathilda Monteith was the instructor.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Italian woman in "native" costume from Ancona with a baby, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All N...

Date: 1957-04-26 

Description: Don Acker, a Middleton High School baseball player, is shown with student fashion models in their self-made clothes. They include, from left, Marilyn Mille...

Photograph

Inkle Looms

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two girls seated on a bench outdoors and working inkle looms.

Date: 1876-09-19 ca.

Description: Left to right: Johannes Brenum (father), Peter, Bernt, Ole, Maria, Ingeborg (mother), Mrs. Margaret Larson (neighbor in plaid dress). Little girl is Minnie...

Date: 1951-07-30 

Description: Four members of the Beth Israel Sisterhood gather around a sewing machine while creating items for the upcoming annual Beth Israel bazaar. Pictured from l...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of two women from Japan in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.

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