world record set in Sacramento, California
SACRAMENTO, California, USA–Push from the
Meissner Sewing Center building in Sacramento, California is a tall needle with a falling yarn rope that sets the world record for being the
The largest sewing needle sculpture in the worldaccording to the WORLD RECORD ACADEMY.
“Today, the company’s needle in the sky serves as a landmark in Sacramento and a testament to the Meissner family’s more than 85 years in the sewing business,” said the
official site said.
“Giant Needle and Thread: Outside Meissner Sewing is a giant needle and thread. It’s conveniently located along the highway – no need to stop. You can just gawk as you pass,
roadside america reports.
“Rising from the Meissner Sewing Center building is a large needle with a cord of thread hanging from it. Visible on the edge of the northbound exit.”
Sacramento, capital of the US state of California, sits at the confluence of the Sacramento River and the American River. The Old Sacramento neighborhood is reminiscent of the Gold Rush era, with its boardwalks and wagon rides. One of many museums in Old Sacramento, the California State Railroad Museum documents the construction of the transcontinental railroad, one of the nation’s earliest technological feats.
Meissner Sewing and Suction Centers
Meissner Sewing and Suction Center its name and iconic needle in the sky have been part of the city’s history for longer than most Sacramento residents can remember.
It’s probably no exaggeration to say that the company sold, or at least serviced, most of the sewing machines found in Sacramento homes. That’s why people are often surprised to learn that the third-generation company didn’t start life under its giant needle or the Sacramento sky.
Today, the company’s needle in the sky serves as a Sacramento landmark and a testament to the Meissner family’s more than 85 years of experience in the sewing industry.
The largest sewing needle sculpture in the world
Address: 2417 Cormorant Way, Sacramento, CA 95815
Located at the Meissner Sewing and Learning Center.
directions: Meissner Sewing and Learning Center. I-80 exit north to El Camino Ave, on the right.