29 Aug '12, 8pm

Alto: An Intuitive Sewing Machine That Encourages “Making Do and Mending”

Alto: An Intuitive Sewing Machine That Encourages “Making Do and Mending”

Her solution is a product that not only demands to be placed in full view but also simplifies manipulation for novices. A metal guide that runs from reel to needle, for instance, makes threading a cinch, while pressure sensors along the needle plate and in the rubber foot allow the beginner to control the machine’s speed in a manner that’s natural and intuitive. A flexible drive shaft replaces the traditional pulley system to create Alto’s distinctive arch, increasing room for fabric and improving workspace visibility.

Full article: http://www.ecouterre.com/alto-an-intuitive-sewing-machine...

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