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Dressmakers and seamstresses


The Merry Dressmaker - a dressmaking blog which has includes a history of dressmaking

Slaves of the Needle:  the seamstress in the 1840s - an article by Beth Harris which is largely concerned with the place of the seamstress in Victorian literature

A brief history of fabric, sewing threads, and bobbins - Alex Askaroff on his blog Sewalot, writes a brief history of threads and needles.  There are probably lots of other interesting posts on his site.

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