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Maker Faire NY crew member Nick Normal spotted this window of Singer sewing machines somewhere in Boston. What a cool idea for a display!

Becky Stern

Becky Stern

Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).


  • natalieleppard

    It’s an Allsaints Spitalfields store (http://www.allsaints.com/)–all of their windows have antique sewing machines lined up like that.

  • Rachel

    They have these at all of their shops in the UK too.
    A friend of mine actually asked if they were going to have any to give away when they were finished with that display, but she was told they are planning on keeping them there permanently

  • BrooklynCraft

    They have this store here in soho too. But it makes me really sad because they are taking up all the antique sewing machines and not leaving any for people who want to buy them!

  • RJ

    Actually I think they are reproductions, not antique.

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