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dressmaker

d resmay ker

  • n  someone who makes or mends dresses

  • Lane Bryant, dressmaker made rich by the stout women she has dressed stylishly, addresses her customers intimately:.
  • Then Belle Livingstone told the dressmaker to follow her to a ferry station.
  • He has grossed almost $200,000 ("I'm not sure; my manager takes care of that") from record sales and personal appearances; he retired his dressmaker-mother and bought a home in .
Quotes

  • Antonia Fraser in Sunday Herald
    Fraser noted that Muir was also much favoured by the wives of ambassadors, recalling an event she attended in Washington where two such gilded creatures bonded over the words: "I see from your buttons we share a dressmaker."
  • Jasper Conran in Independent
    That still holds,says Conran. "I feel that I am in my heart more dressmaker than showman. I like making the much quieter things that are craft and skill based, that's my love. For me making quite simple dresses is a pleasure."
  • Gilbert Stuart in Washington Post
    Early on, when the Archbishop of Dublin demanded changes to his portrait, Stuart responded that "a dressmaker may alter a dress; a milliner a cap; a tailor a coat, but a painter may give up his art, if he attempts to alter to please."

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