Related formsdress·mak·ing, noun
Examples from the Web for dressmaker
She grew up in luxury surrounded by staff, including a dressmaker who taught Margit how to make doll clothes.At U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Anniversary, One Survivor’s Quest Continues|Sandra McElwaine|April 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
An interest in fashion ran in the family—her mother was a dressmaker and her father once worked as a shoe salesman.Wheelchair-bound Blogger Warms Fashion Week Hearts|Corbin Chamberlin|February 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Words that form the credo of any artist who has hit her stride, be she painter, writer, or dressmaker.Must-Reads: ‘The Last Nude,’ ‘Arrows of the Night,’ and ‘The Fallback Plan’|Bruce Riedel, Lauren Elkin, Drew Nellins|January 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Her book, The Dressmaker of Khair Khana , will be published by HarperCollins in March 2011.
The Dressmaker of Khair Khana will be published by HarperCollins in March.
The dressmaker, with her hands still clasped, looked affrightedly from the one to the other of her two companions.Our Mutual Friend|Charles Dickens
Lydia was going to her own home to work with a dressmaker sister in hopes of coming back to us at the end of the two years.The Carved Lions|Mrs. Molesworth
They say her mother was a dressmaker, but of course one never knows how true these things may be.
She shifted from costume to costume like a dressmaker's model.What Will People Say?|Rupert Hughes
Scissors is mother's fad—sort of born in her, I guess, for my mother's mother was a kind of dressmaker.Her Own Way|Clyde Fitch