The Sewing Machine

By: Maggie Theel and Madi Traver

Industrial Revolution

What?

Workers could now make dozens of shirts in the time it took a tailor to sew one by hand.

Where?

The North was more affected by this invention because that's where the textile factories were located.

Why?

This topic is important because it made the production of clothing more efficient.

How?

The sewing machine changed American life in the 1800s by reducing the production time of making a shirt from 14 hours to little more than an hour. Clothing makers bought hundreds of new sewing machines.
General Invention - Sewing Machine - Invention And Discoveries