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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dressmaker

A dressmaker is a person who makes custom clothing for women, such as dresses, blouses, ... A custom clothier makes custom garments one at a time, to order, to meet an individual customer's needs and preferences. A custom dressmaker ...

www.history.org/Almanack/life/trades/tradetai.cfm

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

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Mark Hutter, who with apprentice Neal Hurst interprets tailoring for Colonial ... By the time I finished high school, I was making clothing for reenactors.

www.reference.com/hobbies-games/did-colonial-seamstress-19e1ab4db1694117

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

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Posts about tailors in colonial america written by Mary Miley. ... In an effort to show how expensive clothing was in early America, it is occasionally said that a ...

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

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Readers of this series will travel back in time and spend a day in the life of a real citizen during the earliest days of our nation. Each book in the series features a ...

www.ducksters.com/history/colonial_america/jobs_occupations.php

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.

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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.