[MAS.865](../) > [Fiber Processes](index.html) > Sewing
the act of joining material using stitches made of needle and thread. Sewing is also one of the oldest textile processes, dating back to the Paleolithic era. The sewing machine was invented in the 19th century.
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Sam's sewing machine
stitching on top of yarn for decorative purposes – beads, sequins, and lace can be incorporated into the process.
Tom Lutz's sewing recitation