If you dream of using a machine to help you do a chore, it can mean you are presently overwhelmed and require a machine or automated systems to help you.
A machine might be a threat if it takes over doing the job of a human worker. If you have been threatened by displacement at work, you would feel insecure and your anxiety may trigger a dream about a machine.
If you require a machine to help you perform a type of work or chore, then you might dream about using machines.
One night, I dreamed I was using a machine in the kitchen, that produced food. My reality was that I had been busy in the kitchen with cooking. On some days, I spent a few hours churning out a variety of dishes. I guess my brain mulled over the options of using machines, which could be the reason this dream was invented.
Prompt – machine.