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noun as in rag trade

noun as in sewing

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There could be no better place to honor the art of dressmaking than the most prestigious art school: the Beaux Arts de Paris.

She taught dressmaking, had two children, and moved to Bethesda, Md., when her husband went to work for the World Bank.

She tapped her dressmaking skills to establish a successful business, with her mother as her assistant.

It is very difficult for her to do this if she has had no training in dressmaking or in millinery.

But it is also, like dressmaking, carried on in shops and in departmental stores.

There should be an excellent discussion on this subject, covering such things as: Home dressmaking; does it pay?

They economize in the family expenditure; they employ few or no servants, and do plain sewing, dressmaking, and millinery.

They went to the village and inspected cottages, and gave lessons in housekeeping or dressmaking or some other drudgery till noon.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dressmaking, such as: fashion design, garment industry, garment making, haute couture, seventh avenue, and tailoring.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.