In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- She ran in on the seamstresses and tailors, checking on the clothes.
- A cloud of lint hovered over the seamstresses and their sewing machines like a multicolored fog over a river.
- The tailors or seamstresses would literally stitch new clothes onto people around Easter-time and that was it for the year.
- Here at the Brukman factory, blue-coated seamstresses and tailors are in control.
- Especially numerous as seamstresses in the needle trades and in domestic work, women were also essential to the emerging factories.
- Workers in this informal sector include tinsmiths, seamstresses, bakers, carpenters, and peddlers.
- Does anyone know of seamstresses / tailors in or around Boston that do good work on wedding dresses?
- They are certain to know a few people in your area that are professional tailors / seamstresses.
- She was moping about the next day too, when as promised, the finest tailors and seamstresses were summoned to measure her for her gown.
- Because of the clothing demands of an imperial court city, slave tailors and seamstresses found much employment.
- Bakers baked their food while seamstresses seamed their cloth.
- I was escaping from my seamstresses again - darn those chattering women anyway.
- She needed to strike the cobra and pin it as a seamstress would hold a hem.
- Your stupid seamstresses want me to wear a corset.
- Then there's the cash for seamstresses, cutters, pattern makers, and salespeople, as well as space to house your operation.
- Clever seamstresses, milliners, and tradesmen quickly reproduced the latest in sleeves, bonnets, and furnishings for their wealthy clients.
- There being no sewing machines to speed the assembly of clothes, tailors and seamstresses were economical with their stitches.
- Yet the servants insisted the seamstress and cobbler had made them with me in mind.
- Now they are being trained to become seamstresses and tailors.
- Most of the working women are employed as seamstresses in the dressmaking industry.
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