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Take craft time to new heights with this sewing machine made for children

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As we spend more time indoors to avoid the heat, why not have your little one try something new in the comfort of your own home? Get crafty and give them the Fuwamoko Hug Craft Sewing Machine by Ax Yamazaki.

Designed especially for kids, this sewing machine comes with different sewing patterns that kids will love. Using a variety of materials like yarn and other fabrics, the possibilities are endless. From making beetle plushies to sewing their very own sword and shield, watch their imagination run wild.

There’s a needle guard for kids and a safety mechanism that allows adults to change the needle when necessary. Hooking up the thread and yarn is also made much simpler so that kids ages six and up can easily start sewing. The machine is also battery-powered.

Priced at ¥8,778, this sewing machine will be available from October.

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Needle guard , very important

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Saw a documentary about this company. To keep up with the times and drop off in general sewing, they made this kids sewing machine, another sewing machine designed for seniors which runs slower and makes it easier to thread the needle, and they made a special one targeting men who like to make leather crafts. Interesting.

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Wonderful idea. Should be very popular with children.

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Great idea, but why is the photo of a little boy rather than a little girl who would be the most likely to use one?

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falseflagsteve, only females sewing is a stereotype used by men to subjugate females to their will.

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Yuri

I didn’t say that, I just said it’s more likely a girl would use not that a boy wouldn’t use. Please don’t put words into my mouth, many thanks.

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Men are the finest of tailors.

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wallace

Of course and the best chefs but that doesn’t mean that men do the most sewing and cooking, you see.

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ffs

When I was a young boy my mother taught me to sew and knit. Later when I was serving in the Navy those skills were very useful and I earned extra money by sewing for others.

Having these types of skills is a big plus. I hem the dresses of my wife and sew by hand with tiny stitches. I also do most of the cooking.

Encouraging personal skills and making people more capable is a positive, not a negative.

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wallace

I do cooking but not sewing, my missus does that lark you see.

Im not saying boys sewing is negative but usually it’s girls who do it, would be better idea to promote to them or have a boy and girl in the photo.

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ffs

The company wants to encourage young boys to take up sewing. There are many other uses than clothes like flags and kites for instance.

Sewing isn't a lark. You should at least be able to sew a shirt button.

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Sewing isn't a lark. You should at least be able to sew a shirt button.

Yes nothing worse than a man who can't look after himself you see

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Wallace

like I said, i don't need to, my partner does for me.

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Perhaps the use of this image is to encourage boys to learn to sew so they don't become men who must depend on someone else to do it for them.

Self-sufficiency is considered a very desirable trait by women, you see.

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Too many useless man-babies out there. Spoiled.

Later when I was serving in the Navy those skills were very useful and I earned extra money by sewing for others

I took my lead from my father who spent a lot of his life fending for himself ( army and later merchant navy ) - could cook, sew ( could repair shoes and bags very well ), iron ( properly ) and was an excellent handyman.

Good role model.

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I took my lead from my father who spent a lot of his life fending for himself ( army and later merchant navy ) - could cook, sew ( could repair shoes and bags very well ), iron ( properly ) and was an excellent handyman.

My grandma taught me to darn a hole in a sock with a needle and thread.

I've darned a grand total of zero holes in zero socks as an adult, but knowing how to work a needle and thread has helped me while traveling on multiple occasions. Good little skill to have.

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wallaceToday  06:47 am JST

Men are the finest of tailors.

An uncle of mine who served during the Korean war went to Tokyo during liberty and got a good set of threads at a tailor shop there. It was men doing the work. It's still in good shape, he can still wear it today.

JimizoToday  02:16 pm JST

Too many useless man-babies out there. Spoiled.

Later when I was serving in the Navy those skills were very useful and I earned extra money by sewing for others

I took my lead from my father who spent a lot of his life fending for himself ( army and later merchant navy ) - could cook, sew ( could repair shoes and bags very well ), iron ( properly ) and was an excellent handyman.

Good role model.

In the US Navy we were issued basic sewing kits in boot camp. Mostly good for just sewing buttons but then everyone should know how to do that. And back in middle school we learned how to make bookbags ans stuffed toy frogs using real sewing machines. Ribbit ribbit!

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starpunk

It's still possible to find good tailors in Japan.

ffs

I also repair my own shoes which last more than 20 years.

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falseflagsteve

Wallace

like I said, i don't need to, my partner does for me.

not good if you have to rely on your partner. Become a more capable man. I also do my own ironing.

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Sewing isn't a lark. You should at least be able to sew a shirt button.

Yes nothing worse than a man who can't look after himself you see

Don't be too sure about that. Look at the sararimen here.

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Wallace

I could do if I wanted including ironing but my missus does all the household chores including ironing. It’s a mutual agreement. Of course I am capable of looking after myself, I’ve lived alone in U.K. and for 1 year in Japan after my wife left. It’s a mutual agreement between myself and my partner you see, I make the income and cook meals whilst she takes care of the house and also shopping when I am busy with business.

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