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     Alex I Askaroff

  Alex has spent a lifetime in the sewing industry and is considered one of the foremost experts of pioneering machines and their inventors. He has written extensively for trade magazines, radio, television, books and publications world wide. Over the last three decades Alex has been painstakingly building this website to encourage enthusiasts around around the globe. Alex has 35 books available on Amazon.


Most of us know the name Singer but few are aware of his amazing life story, his rags to riches journey from a little runaway to one of the richest men of his age. The story of Isaac Merritt Singer will blow your mind, his wives and lovers his castles and palaces all built on the back of one of the greatest inventions of the 19th century. For the first time the most complete story of a forgotten giant is brought to you by Alex Askaroff.



The Jones Sewing Machine Company

A brief history of Jones sewing machines and William Jones

By Alex Askaroff

  Sewing machine Tension Problems SORTED!

I adore the Serpentine British hand cranks, they epitomise 19th Century sewing


With Eleven No1 New Releases on Amazon renowned author, Alex Askaroff has a worldwide following, captivating readers for decades. His unique ‘Sewing Machine Pioneer Series’ brings the early giants of the industry to life between each page. 

The Jones Sewing Machine Company made some of the finest quality sewing machines in the world. So good in fact that for the longest period they even had Royal Approval. From a rented shed they grew into the largest makers of sewing machines in England, with the largest factory to boot.

William & John Jones became two of the great sewing machine pioneers. Here for the first time is the most complete story ever compiled of this great English sewing machine maker.

The book not only includes facts and figures but oiling points and instructions for the main models and so much more. It is a must for all sewing machine enthusiasts.



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Dear Mr. Askaroff,
Just wanted to thank you for your fascinating book on Jones sewing machines.  I thoroughly enjoyed it!  Amazing leaps in technology and industry that are still functional today!  Bet they won’t be able to say that about today’s latest gadgets in a hundred years.
Thank you!

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