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Company that Achieved Success with Chain Stitch Single-thread Sewing Machines
Willcox & Gibbs Sewing Machine Co. (1896)

This is a small-sized chain stitch single-thread sewing machine manufactured by Willcox & Gibbs Sewing Machine Company in the United States. James Edward Allen Gibbs, one of the co-founders of this company, invented the first chain stitch single-thread sewing machine in 1856. With the popularization of small-sized chain stitch sewing machines all over the world, the company, which was jointly founded by Gibbs and Charles Willcox, achieved a substantial success.