Sewing machines: a vintage and industrial detail

The old mechanical sewing machines are a marvel of industrial design of the second half of the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth. Some of them, those manufactured before 1900 are true jewels very sought after by collectors. But if we have inherited or could acquire any of these machines even if it is not so old we can decorate our house with them. Both in its original state as a decorative element, as renovating and using the support of the machine to give it other uses.

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Some interior designers have turned these old machines into a central element of their decoration. The support of the old sewing machine can serve as a desk, dressing table, side table and any other use that we can think of.

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They do not require much work, we can use them as they are with their particular temporary patina or we can paint them and give them a renewed look. We can also change the top board if it is in poor condition.

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Or adapt a marble countertop and use it as a piece of furniture for the bathroom sink.

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It admits multiple customizations and uses. Its beautiful vintage and industrial design will make any of these machines stand out wherever we install it.

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The combination with natural elements such as plants creates a beautiful contrast with its industrial design.

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We can even take advantage of parts of the structure like this pedal to create a beautiful and original coffee table.

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An ideal place for a complete sewing machine, with structure and the machine itself will be fantastic in a hall for example.

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Wherever we install it, it will become the center of attraction, we all remember the sewing machines of our grandmothers, they are a childhood memory engraved in our memory.

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So watch and look for your sewing machine, you'll see that if you propose you get one without having to pledge your assets in it.

Photos: pinterest.com

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