The Sewing Machine (Paperback)
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Paperback 368 Pages / Published: 07/02/2019
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It is 1911, and Jean is about to join the mass strike at the Singer factory. For her, nothing will be the same again. Decades later, in Edinburgh, Connie sews coded moments of her life into a notebook, as her mother did before her. More than 100 years after his grandmother s sewing machine was made, Fred discovers a treasure trove of documents. His family history is laid out before him in a patchwork of unfamiliar handwriting and colourful seams. He starts to unpick the secrets of four generations, one stitch at a time.

Publisher: Unbound
ISBN: 9781783527489
Number of pages: 368
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm
Edition: 2nd edition

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“Wonderful nostalgic read”

This book's story revolves around a Singer sewing machine from when it is first taken off the production line ready to sell in 1911 until more or less present 2016. It starts with Jean the Singer factory worker... More

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“Every family has its secrets - and its links to the past”

Every family has its secrets, and the individuals in this book have secrets which link people together in the most engaging ways. It kept me awake as I was so keen to discover how this elegantly plotted and well... More

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“Delightful and enjoyable”

This is an engrossing, wonderfully written book, inspired by an item of true outstanding beauty – the Singer sewing machine. My Nan has one of these machines and they are so stunning, they hold a magic around them and... More

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