Bicycle powered sewing machine
on July 3, 2010
On Friday, I walked around Art Murmur and found this guy—Paul Nosa. He has a bicycle that powers a sewing machine and while someone pedals and provides him electricity, he quickly sews any patch you’d like—on the spot—for the cheap price of $8. And if you pedal, he gives a 50-cent discount for every minute you keep the sewing machine going. He told me that he is on a coast to coast sewing tour but you can find him at the next Art Murmur or the Renegade Craft Fair.
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Love it, awesome idea, hope to see it in action at the next Art Murmur
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Art Murmur has really taken off with the spilling over of vendors onto Telegraph. I can’t believe I missed him, there was a lot going on though.
Oh Cool,I like it
That is sweet! I have never seen a bicycle sewing machine before. Actually looks like fun. You could be earning money and exercising at the same time, which would then give me more time to do other things. 🙂
That is pretty cool, beats paying for electricity… I didn’t see this when I was there, wish I would have, I love this idea.