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A dressmaker is a person who makes custom clothing for women, such as dresses, blouses, and evening gowns. Also called a mantua-maker (historically) or a ...

Tailor : The Colonial Williamsburg Official History & Citizenship Site

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Colonial Williamsburg - Experience life in the 18th century at America's largest ... Tailor Mark Hutter, left, and apprentice Neal Hurst, right, measure interpreter ...

An 18th-Century Trades Sample : The Colonial Williamsburg Official ...

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While mantua-makers focused on ladies gowns, tailors "got-up" men's fashions as well as women's stays and riding habits. Mr. James Slate, was a tailor from ...

Milliner : The Colonial Williamsburg Official History & Citizenship Site

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It was not uncommon for a milliner in the colonies to advertise that she had just ... Independent of a millinery shop, the gown maker was on par with the tailor ...

Tailor - Colonial Trades - Google

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In Colonial Times, almost everyone needed a tailor. Tailors made clothing for both men and women. For men, they made greatcoats; cloaks; robes, including ...

Bibliography of Crafts and Trades in Colonial Virginia - Fairfax County

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In the Colonial times most breads were baked in the home, either by a family ..... A colonial dressmaker was kind of like a seamstress who made dresses for ...

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

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People that lived in the towns during Colonial times often worked at a ... The tailors of colonial times made custom clothing of all types for both men and women.

The Life of a Seamstress | Jane Austen's World

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Oct 30, 2007 ... Women's clothes were made at home during this period by the ladies themselves , their servants, or a professional seamstress. A dressmaker ...

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May 25, 2011 ... http://thedollwardrobe.blogspot.com/ Showcasing a colonial dress that we purchased from The Dollies' Dressmaker: ...
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Sep 30, 2014 ... Reenactor Matthew Brenckle discusses the work of the tailor in colonial America and explores the effects of the American Revolution on ...
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Tailor Made for History : The Colonial Williamsburg Official History ...

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Mark Hutter, who with apprentice Neal Hurst interprets tailoring for Colonial Williamsburg, said, "In any urban environment—Williamsburg, London, Philadelphia, ...

What did a colonial seamstress do? | Reference.com

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Full Answer. The term "seamstress" really wasn't applicable in colonial times, as the tailoring profession was dominated by men. Although some women ...

Colonial Dressmaking Tools (with Pictures) | eHow

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The American Colonial period spans the years 1492 to 1763, when the country's ... Fine ladies in colonial times ordered their gowns from the local dressmaker.