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A tailor is a person who makes, repairs, or alters clothing professionally, especially suits and .... Surnames associated with the occupations of tailor/ seamster.

Tailor : The Colonial Williamsburg Official History & Citizenship Site


Colonial Williamsburg - Experience life in the 18th century at America's largest outdoor history museum. ... Experience the Life : Trades : Tailor. Reset text size ...

What did a colonial seamstress do? | Reference.com


Colonial seamstresses typically worked either as milliners, who sewed shirts and what would today be considered accessories, or as mantua makers. Mantua ...

Colonial Occupations - RootsWeb Home Page - Ancestry.com


Colonial Occupations> ... The first emigrants to America had occupations concerned primarily with simple, .... BOTCHER: a cobbler; a tailor; an unskilled laborer.

13 Colonies Trades and Artisans « - Mr. Nussbaum


Learn all about the different colonial trades and artisans by clicking on a store below are using the links toward the bottom of the page.

The Life of a Seamstress | Jane Austen's World


Oct 30, 2007 ... March 15th - The seamstress came this morning to begin my wardrobe. ... The general result of the long hours and sedentary occupation is to ...

The Middle Colonies


The Middle Colonies: New York, Pensylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey ... There were a variety of jobs in the Middle Colonies. Some were different than those ... Farmers; Tailors; Glass Blowers; Silversmiths; and Brickmakers. Just about all ...

Bibliography of Crafts and Trades in Colonial Virginia - Fairfax County


Makes reference to all colonial trades and has pictures to accompany them: ..... A colonial dressmaker was kind of like a seamstress who made dresses for ...

Tailor | Tour The Revolutionary City | Colonial Williamsburg


Nearly everyone employed the services of a tailor to make and to mend some of their garments. The work of the colonial tailor was usually made to the ...

Colonial Trades and Skills


Slideshow: Tools of the Trades The Colonial Williamsburg Official History Site .... Tailor. Have Fun with History The Town Crier (1 minute video). Town Crier.

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Tailor Made for History : The Colonial Williamsburg Official History ...


Mark Hutter, who with apprentice Neal Hurst interprets tailoring for Colonial ... presentation of the past, he decided to make his own clothes for the job. A slight ...

Tailor - Colonial Trades - Google Sites


Information on Colonial Trades in Kid-Friendly language.

Colonial America for Kids: Jobs, Trades, and Occupations - Ducksters


Kids learn about the jobs, trades, and occupations of colonial America ... The tailors of colonial times made custom clothing of all types for both men and women.