New Home Automatic Chainstitch

Old 01-16-2022, 10:28 AM
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Iím looking for any information on this machine . Itís as if it doesnít exist .
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Old 01-16-2022, 02:32 PM
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Check

http://needlebar.org/nbwiki/index.ph...achine_Company

There's a little information on the Automatic Chain Stitch machine.
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Old 01-16-2022, 03:46 PM
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Here's some info I found. Did not read through all of it so don't know if anything deals with New Home but might be interesting reading for you. Also, here's a bit of history on the New Home machines.

https://sewingiscool.com/old-new-hom...achine-models/
https://patents.google.com/patent/US4169422A/en

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Old 01-17-2022, 09:09 AM
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Thanks Joe , I had found that . Other the dating it on Ismacs , that’s the only info I could find. It appears to date to 1912 . The odd thing is it’s a dead ringer for a late 1800s Wilcox & Gibbs . They appear to be identical except the fabric plate has all the New Home info engraved on it and the base has a NH emblem where the W&G emblem would be . It’s a mystery. Thanks again
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Old 02-01-2022, 04:25 PM
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My husband was just in Bahrain, and bought our niece some beautiful dresses with extensive machine chain stitching on them. He sent me a video of the craftsman at work - it looked like he was using an old machine to make the designs. So cool!
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