Demonstration Speech: How to Sew a Pillow

Demonstration Speech: How to Sew a Pillow

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  • Date Submitted: 02/12/2009 2:40 PM
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Demonstration speech: How to sew a pillow

I. Introduction:
A. Attention Getter: Have you ever wondered who makes that big fully pillow that you sleep on every night? Have you ever thought that just maybe you can make your own how you wanted it?
B. Needed stated: If you are someone that enjoys sewing and relaxing then being able to use what you just made, then sewing is a good hobby for you.
C. Thesis statement: I am going to show you how you can make your own pillow.
D. Preview statement: I am going to begin by giving you some background information, and then explain what materials that you will need, and then lastly I will demonstrate how to sew a pillow.
II. Body:
A. Background
1. Where sewing started
a. 200000 years ago
b. First needles were bones and horns. First thread was animal sinew.
2. Who invented the sewing machine?
a. 1755 Charles Wiesenthal made first idea of a machine.
b. 1790 Thomas Saint made first complete sewing machine.
c. First functional machine was in 1830 invented by French tailor, Barthelemy Thimonnier.
3. Today’s machine
a. By 1905, sewing machines were used world wide.
b. In 1920s the motor was added.

1 Equipment

4. The sewing machine.
a. The machine itself
b. Thread
c. Cloth
d. Pins
5. Stuffing it.
a. The sewn material
b. Stuffing
c. Needle and thread

2 Sewing the pillow

6. Sew cloth
a. Pin around edges inside out
b. Sew around and pull pins out
c. Leave a hole for stuffing
7. Filling pillow...

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