Definition of Dressmaking

1. Noun. The craft of making dresses.

Generic synonyms: Craft, Trade
Specialized synonyms: Couture



Definition of Dressmaking

1. n. The art, process, or occupation, of making dresses.

Definition of Dressmaking

1. Noun. the craft of making dresses. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dressmaking

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dressmaking

dressing station
dressing stick
dressing sticks
dressing table
dressing tables
dressing up
dressingroom
dressingrooms
dressings
dressless
dresslike
dressmaker
dressmaker's ham
dressmaker's model
dressmakers
dressmaking (current term)
dressmakings
dressy
drest
dret
dretch
dretful
dreul
dreuled
dreuling
dreuls
dreve
drever
drevil
drevill

Literary usage of Dressmaking

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1. Publication by National Child Labor Committee (U.S.), Cleveland Foundation Survey Committee, Emergency Conservation Committee (U.S.) (1916)
"The character of dressmaking has changed a great deal with the increase in the sale ... dressmaking proper is confined almost exclusively to afternoon and ..."

2. Industrial Education by United States Bureau of Labor, Charles Henry Winslow, Jesse C. Bowen (1911)
"AMERICAN COLLEGE OF dressmaking, KANSAS CITY, MO. The American College of dressmaking, Kansas City, Mo., offers to teach this trade through a course of 20 ..."

3. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1899)
"J.) Practical dressmaking for students and technical classes. London, 1897. ta°. ... Myers (AE) Home dressmaking; complete guide to household sewing. ..."

4. Subject Index of the Modern Works Added to the Library of the British Museum ...by George Knottesford Fortescue by George Knottesford Fortescue (1902)
"SMITH (LE) Practical dressmaking, pp. Co. Lond. 1895. 8°. 7743. aaa. 77. THOMAS (M) and GOODCHILD (AS) Dross , Cutting and Making for Technical Classes, ..."

5. Bulletin by National Society for Vocational Education (1916)
"WHAT VOCATIONAL EDUCATION IS NEEDED FOR dressmaking AND MILLINERY? 1. dressmaking Minneapolis has about 200 dressmakers engaged in custom dressmaking. ..."

6. Annual Report by New York (State), Bureau of Statistics, Dept. of Labor (1903)
"B. dressmaking. The making of women's garments (cloaks, suits, wrapper«, etc. ... dressmaking, in the usual sense, as referring to custom work, ..."

7. Classified Guide to Technical and Commercial Books: A Subject-list of the by Edgar Greenwood (1904)
"PRACTICAL dressmaking, for Students and Technical Classes, by Mrs. J. Broughton. 8vo. 190 pp. ... PRACTICAL WORK OF dressmaking and Tailoring, by MP Browne. ..."

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