Did the price go up or down?
The clothing price went down because the sewing machine could produce clothes faster.
How much was the first sewing machine sold for?
The first machine made by Elias Howe was sold for $300. This was to expensive for people to buy so no one bought it. He lowered the cost to $125 so people could buy it. He died a millionaire.
How much were factory workers making, using the sewing machine?
They were making between $3.50 and $7.00 a day.