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- n. The trade practiced by seamstresses.
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It looks a straightforward homily: women without men, perhaps widows, reduced to seamstressing to keep body and soul together.
Right now, I'm seamstressing for the Rolling Stones so it's been a tough road for me as you can imagine.
To support their position, they emphasized the artisan tradition of tailoring and contrasted it to mere seamstressing.
All this kept Miss Belinda Bree from utterly wearing out at her dull work in the great warerooms, or now and then at days 'seamstressing in families.
To a long time seamstress been going on 30 years, if you count making doll clothes in my early days seamstressing, it looks like it’s non-intuitively designed.