Sewing Machine

Tshoni Sanders, 3rd


Barthelemy Thimonnier was the first inventor of the 80 single thread sewing machine. In 1830, but it was destroyed by angry tailors who feared the machine would put them out of business.

The second inventor of the sewing maching was Walter Hunt, and he was also the first American inventor too. The only problem with his sewing machine was that he did not try to patent the machine till 1853. By then Elias Howe already got patent rights by the courts.

Work !

Sewing machines were invented during the first Industrial Revolution to decrease the amount of manual sewing work performed in clothing companies.The sewing machine used the chain stiched method , in which the machine uses a single thread to make simple stitches in fabric.

Walk wih a Purpose!

The purpose of sewing machine was to hold fabrics together. The sewing machine was faster than hand so it manufactured clothes faster. This helped a great deal in Industrial Revoilution.

Place and TIme

A French inventor who in 1830 designed and built 80 single-thread machines to stitch uniforms for the French army. Unfortunately for Thimonnier, every one of his machines was destroyed by angry tailors who feared the machines would put them out of work, and he never made any more. This invention occured in France in 1830.

I Need Need Need!

The sewing machine was invented to manufacture clothes faster in an easy and suffcient way.


The sewing machine is such and important impact in the industry because it helped a heap with manufacturing clothing.


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