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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 worldwide. Alex has written many books on many subjects but none have been more popular than his children's tales.









The Magic Sewing Machine

The Magic Sewing Machine by Alex Askaroff

The Magic Sewing Machine by Alex Askaroff

Publishers launch date July 2018

ISBN PAPERBACK: 978-1-910489-57-4
ISBN HARDCOVER: 978-1-910489-58-1
ISBN DIGITAL: 978-1-910489-59-8
SIZE:  23CM X 15.6CM

The Magic Sewing Machine is the first in a series of tales for children of all ages. The tale centres around Albert Cade and Sylko, his one-eyed dog. There are three naughty shop mice, Stinker, Squealer and Ragtail and a local terror of a pub cat, Ophelia Dappleheart. They all live in a small corner shop, a tailors come haberdashery in Eastbourne.

Albert is an old tailor with a secret, he has a magic sewing machine. All his work is perfect and every stitch a dream. The machine is called Clackety Clara after the first owner, Great Aunt Clara. Clara was a court dressmaker and made dresses for duchesses and queens. Tales say she even made a dress for a little cleaning maid that became a princess. Some believe it is her magic that is in the noisy old treadle that sits in the shop window on the corner of South Street.

The books is crammed with wonderful depictions of local Eastbourne characters including the fearsome Lady Iris Pratt, the awful mayor, Arthur Crown, and even a group of singing pigeons.

This story with enthral readers of all ages with layers of fun and excitement even a touch of danger thrown in.

The Magic Sewing Machine by Alex Askaroff

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Please note: Paperback & digital download (for all devices) are available from AMAZON.

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 Books by Alex Askaroff

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.

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