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The dressmakers og Khair Khana tells the story of Kamila Sidiqi, the unlikely breadwinner in a burqa who became an entrepreneur under the Taliban. Desperate to supprt her six brothers and sisters at home and banished from Kabul's streets by the...
Now a major motion picture starring Kate WinsletTilly Dunnage left her hometown of Dungatar in rural Australia under a black cloud of accusation. Years later Tilly, now a couturier for the Paris fashion houses, returns home to make amends with her...
The story of the Dressmakers Daughter involves three families, the Lovlaces, the Walters and the Henlys. It is a time of change and the town in which they live is having to learn to live with industrialisation. The coming of the railways has brought...
'We're far more accustomed to—and comfortable with—seeing women portrayed as victims of war who deserve our sympathy rather than as resilient survivors who demand our respect…' Former ABC journalist Gayle Tzemach Lemmon tells the riveting true story...
Previously published in the print anthology The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories.Alicia Coombe manages her very smart dressmaking business with the help of her young assistant, Sybil. One day, a doll appears in the shop—a floppy,...
For readers of Lucinda Riley, Sarah Jio, or Susan Meissner, this gripping historical debut novel tells the story of two women: one, an immigrant seamstress who disappears from San Francisco’s gritty streets in 1876, and the other, a young woman in...
Sometime in the 1950s, Tilly Dunnage, a Paris couturier, returns to her home town of Dungatar in rural Australia, having left under a black cloud of vicious accusations when she was a child. She plans only to visit her tragically mad mother Molly,...sob encomenda
Spanning the intense years of war, The Dressmaker of Dachau is a dramatic tale of love, conflict, betrayal and survival. It is the compelling story of one young woman’s resolve to endure and of the choices she must make at every turn – choices which...
Claude Reynaud, an old-fashioned French dressmaker who creates handmade gowns in his cluttered studio outside Paris, finds his life turned upside down when he falls madly in love with Valentine de Verlay, the beautiful lady of society who has asked...sob encomenda
For readers of Lucinda Riley, Sarah Jio, or Susan Meissner, this gripping historical debut novel tells the story of two women: one, an immigrant seamstress who disappears from San Francisco’s gritty streets in 1876, and the other, a young woman in...sob encomenda
This compendium of how to sew men's clothes is extensively illustrated with black and white drawings and diagrams. This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and...