The World of Advanced Textile Technology
(Since 2006)

textile industry history


1700

Fashion Dictated by Royalty

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1703

Peasants

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1714

Dressmakers and Tailors

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1733

Flying Shuttle

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1738

Roller Spinning Machine

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1750

Cylinder Printing

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1764

Spinning Jenny

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1765

John Hargreaves invents the spinning jenny.

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1769

Richard Arkwright patents the water frame.

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1773

Rotary Steam Engine

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1775

Carding Machine

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1785

Power Loom

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1789

English Textiles

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1794

Eli Whitney invents the cotton gin.

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1798

Willowing Machines

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1800

First Fashion Magazines

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1801

Joseph Marie Jacquard invents the Jaquard loom.

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1802

William Horrocks invents the variable speed batton.

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1840

American Textiles

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1850

Children's Fashion

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1853

Looking For Gold

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1860

Three Basic Garments

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1862

Standardization

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1880

Mass Production of Women's Separates

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1900

Garment Industry

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1905

1905

Women in the Workforce

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1910

Unionization

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1929

Effects of Great Depression

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1930

Effects of WWII on Fashion

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1940

Postwar Fashion

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1950

American Fashion Innovators

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1960

Fashion Business Evolution

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1980

Physical Fitness and Fashion

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1981

Domestic Industry Trends

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1985

Manufacturing

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1990

Information Age

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2000

The 21st Century

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