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See definition of dressmaking on Dictionary.com
  • as inrag trade
  • as insewing

synonyms for dressmaking

  • Seventh Avenue
  • fashion design
  • garment industry
  • garment making
  • haute couture
  • tailoring
  • mending
  • needlework
  • tailoring
  • patching
  • darning
  • stitchery
  • backstitching
  • seaming
  • needlecraft
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How to use dressmaking in a sentence

It is very difficult for her to do this if she has had no training in dressmaking or in millinery.
THE CANADIAN GIRL AT WORKMARJORY MACMURCHY
But it is also, like dressmaking, carried on in shops and in departmental stores.
THE CANADIAN GIRL AT WORKMARJORY MACMURCHY
There should be an excellent discussion on this subject, covering such things as: Home dressmaking; does it pay?
THE COMPLETE CLUB BOOK FOR WOMENCAROLINE FRENCH BENTON
They economize in the family expenditure; they employ few or no servants, and do plain sewing, dressmaking, and millinery.
THE EDUCATION OF AMERICAN GIRLSANNA CALLENDER BRACKETT
They went to the village and inspected cottages, and gave lessons in housekeeping or dressmaking or some other drudgery till noon.
THE MAN BETWEENAMELIA E. BARR
There was no dressmaking establishment known to her where she was willing to place so young and pretty and ignorant a girl.
ESTER RIED YET SPEAKINGISABELLA ALDEN
Is it that she devoted too much of her maiden time to teaching, preaching, doctoring, and dressmaking?
A NEW ATMOSPHEREGAIL HAMILTON
She longed, moreover, to do fancy dressmaking for her child; and there was the matter of the silk stockings.
THE WRONG TWINHARRY LEON WILSON
Her mother's business of plain and fancy dressmaking did not a little to make the acoustics of Newbern superior.
THE WRONG TWINHARRY LEON WILSON
Mrs. Penniman had at last been fancy in her dressmaking for her child, and now stood by to exclaim at her handiwork.
THE WRONG TWINHARRY LEON WILSON
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WORDS RELATED TO DRESSMAKING

  • Seventh Avenue
  • dressmaking
  • fashion design
  • garment industry
  • garment making
  • haute couture
  • tailoring
  • backstitching
  • darning
  • dressmaking
  • mending
  • needlecraft
  • needlework
  • patching
  • seaming
  • stitchery
  • tailoring
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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