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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 ...

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The American Colonial period spans the years 1492 to 1763, when the country's Revolutionary period began. Once cities started to establish themselves during ...

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Colonial Williamsburg - Experience life in the 18th century at America's largest outdoor history museum.

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Colonial Williamsburg - Experience life in the 18th century at America's largest outdoor history museum.

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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 ...

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For women, tailors made riding habits, stays, hoops, and cloaks. Generally, tailors did not make shirts. Seamstresses did. Tailors did not make women's gowns.

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Feb 26, 2009 ... The Claude Moore Colonial Farm is a living history farm in Northern Virginia. www.1771.org In this ... Thank goodness I don't live in that era.

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William Carlin, a tailor in colonial Alexandria who made clothes for field ... an exchange, garments left behind by customers of dress-makers and tailors. ... of her family's clothes, regardless of class, time period, geographic location, etc etc etc.

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Each book in the series features a person who actually lived and worked during colonial times. The readers will learn how they may have spent a day in their ...