Translation of seamstress in Spanish:


costurera, n.

Pronunciation /ˈsimstrɪs//ˈsiːmstrəs/


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    costurera feminine
    • 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.