FAQ


About

Dorset, UK

2018

Social community project

Sewing Machine museum

Gates sewing machine collection will be available for use once the museum is open to the public in due course.

Collection

250+ antique domestic and industrial sewing machines

The collection comprises sewing machines manufactured approximately between 1880 and 1930. There are a few exceptions.

We welcome donations of sewing machines that fall within the period of the collection.

Please send photo of any machine you wish to donate or get it touch, thank you.

Gates sewing machine collection will be available for use once the museum is open to the public in due course.

Minimal required restoration is undertaken to preserve machines in as-found age related condition.

Machines are cleaned and oiled.

Community

Social community project

Gates sewing machine collection will be available for use once the museum is open to the public in due course.

Contact

Preferred method wold be via email – trust@gatesmuseum.com or via contact us

Donations

We welcome donations of sewing machines that fall within the period of the collection.

Please send photo of any machine you wish to donate or get it touch, thank you.

FAQ

Dorset, UK

2018

250+ antique domestic and industrial sewing machines

The Gallery will be the shop / eshop where Gates Museum art and related products can be purchased

Social community project

Sewing Machine museum

Preferred method wold be via email – trust@gatesmuseum.com or via contact us

The collection comprises sewing machines manufactured approximately between 1880 and 1930. There are a few exceptions.

We welcome donations of sewing machines that fall within the period of the collection.

Please send photo of any machine you wish to donate or get it touch, thank you.

Gates sewing machine collection will be available for use once the museum is open to the public in due course.

Minimal required restoration is undertaken to preserve machines in as-found age related condition.

Machines are cleaned and oiled.

Gallery

The Gallery will be the shop / eshop where Gates Museum art and related products can be purchased

Restoration

Minimal required restoration is undertaken to preserve machines in as-found age related condition.

Machines are cleaned and oiled.

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