On 19th August 1793, Barthélemy Thimonnier was born L'Arbresle, Rhône. He was the eldest of all the seven children. Barthelemy wedded Jeanne Marie Bonnassieux and within a couple of years the cheerful couple had three kids. Catastrophe struck and his young spouse passed on, potentially in labor. Grief stricken Barthelemy needed to leave his youngsters with his mom and leave to look for some kind of employment.
He developed the sewing machine in 1829, and alongside a mining engineer, Auguste Ferrand, licensed it in 1830. Amid this year he likewise opened a garments industrial facility; however it blazed to the ground, the flame perhaps set by different tailors. After the loss of his industrial facility, Thimonnier went to Amplepuis, where he had grown up, and kept on making enhancements on the machine. He was issued licenses in 1841, 1845, and 1847 for new models of the machine. Lamentably the sewing machine was not well sufficiently known to bolster him, and he had monetary issues until his demise in 1857, at 64 years old.