Make a 'New' Foot-Powered Sewing Machine

Even as high technology seeps into more and more facets of daily life, the old-fashioned foot-powered sewing machine hasn't quite gone out of style.



070 foot powered sewing machine - photo
The foot-powered sewing machine pulled together from spare parts looked like this.
PHOTO: GLENN JACOBS
070 foot powered sewing machine - diagram
Diagram shows components of a treadle sewing machine's drive system.
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