Who invented the bobbin?

Who invented the bobbin for sewing machine?

The smoothest action came from a bobbin mechanism invented by Allen B. Wilson in the early 1850s.

Why is a bobbin called a bobbin?

Bobbin comes from the French bobine, “small instrument used in sewing,” which shares a Latin root with babble, for the sound it makes while unspooling.

What is another word for bobbin?

What is another word for bobbin?

drum roll
pin quill
ratchet reel
spindle spool
scroll spiral

What does throat plate mean?

1 : throat sheet. 2 : a flat plate holding the feed dog of a sewing machine.

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