Overview

A seamstress is a woman who makes her living in the sewing trade, or a female version of a tailor. Seamstresses mend all types of clothing and anything else made of fabric. They also create their own patterns and clothing, sometimes decorating them with detailed embroidery work. A seamstress may be either a factory worker who repeatedly sews the same pattern or an artisan in an independent shop who repairs customers' clothing or creates entirely new designs to sell. As in most trades, seamstresses often command high prices if they are very skilled or create a solid network of clientele.

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