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The Paris seamstress —Lester, Natasha, 1973- author.
Book
2018
8 available of 19 items

"1940: As the Germans advance upon Paris, young seamstress Estella Bissette is forced to flee everything she's ever known. She's bound for New York City with her signature gold dress, a few francs, and a dream: to make h...

The perfect dress —Brown, Carolyn, 1948- author.
Book
2019
5 available of 7 items

In the small town of Celeste, Texas, Mitzi Taylor has never quite fit inside the lines. Nearly six feet tall, flame-haired, and with a plus-size spirit to match every curve, she's found her niche: a custom wedding-dress ...

The dressmaker's war : a novel —Chamberlain, Mary, 1947-
Book
2016
4 available of 5 items

"In London, 1939, Ada Vaughan is a young woman with an unusual dressmaking skill, and dreams of a better life for herself. That life seems to arrive when Stanislaus, an Austrian aristocrat, sweeps Ada off her feet and br...

The dress shop on King Street : a novel —Clark, Ashley, 1986- author.
Book
2020
6 available of 12 items

"In 1946, Millie Middleton left home to keep her heritage hidden, carrying the dream of owning a dress store. Decades later, when Harper's future in fashion falls apart, she visits her mentor Millie. When the revelation ...

The gown a novel of the royal wedding —Robson, Jennifer, 1970-
Large Print
2019
6 available of 10 items

London, 1947: Besieged by the harshest winter in living memory, burdened by onerous shortages and rationing, the people of postwar Britain are enduring lives of quiet desperation despite their nation's recent victory. Am...

Thread and dead —Penney, Elizabeth, author.
Book
2020
16 available of 22 items

Iris Buckley is busier than ever this July, with the town's annual Lobster Festival fast approaching. In just a matter of days her apron shop Ruffles & Bows, will be jam-packed with tourists eager to lay eyes on its worl...

Once a spy —Putney, Mary Jo, author.
Book
2019
25 available of 26 items

"British intelligence officer Simon Duval resigns his commission and returns to England. There he finds his cousin's widow, Suzanne Duval, the Comtesse de Chambron, working as a seamstress and living in reduced circumsta...

The Grace Kelly dress a novel —Janowitz, Brenda, author.
Large Print
2020
2 available of 5 items

"Two years after Grace Kelly's royal wedding, her iconic dress is still all the rage in Paris-and one replica, and the secrets it carries, will inspire three generations of women to forge their own paths in life and in l...

The perfect dress —Brown, Carolyn, 1948- author.
Large Print
2019
2 available of 3 items

In the small town of Celeste, Texas, Mitzi Taylor has never quite fit inside the lines. Nearly six feet tall, flame-haired, and with a plus-size spirit to match every curve, she's found her niche: a custom wedding-dress ...

Hems & Homicide —Penney, Elizabeth, author.
Book
2020
14 available of 17 items

"Iris Buckley is sew ready for a change. After the death of her beloved grandfather, Iris decides to stay in her Maine hometown to help out her widowed grandmother, Anne--and bring her online hand-made apron designs to r...

Mrs. Lincoln's dressmaker —Chiaverini, Jennifer.
Large Print
2013
5 available of 7 items

This book is a fictionalized account of the friendship between Mary Todd Lincoln and her dressmaker Elizabeth "Lizzie" Keckley, a former slave who became a trusted witness to the private moments of the Lincoln family.

Fallen beauty —Robuck, Erika.
Book
2014
3 available of 4 items

"Upstate New York, 1928. Laura Kelley and the man she loves sneak away from their judgmental town to attend a performance of the scandalous Ziegfeld Follies. But the dark consequences of their night of daring and delight...

The gown : a novel of the royal wedding —Robson, Jennifer, 1970- author.
Book On CD
2019
1 available of 2 items

London, 1947: Besieged by the harshest winter in living memory, burdened by onerous shortages and rationing, the people of postwar Britain are enduring lives of quiet desperation despite their nation's recent victory. Am...

A Texas kind of Christmas —Thomas, Jodi, author.
Large Print
2020
2 available of 3 items

"One night at the St. Nicholas" It's Christmas Eve, 1859, St. Nickolas Hotel is hosting the most talked about ball of the season. Texas heiress Jacqueline Hartman spends Christmas Eve sharing a hideout with an accused ba...

The Amish seamstress —Clark, Mindy Starns.
Large Print
2013
2 available of 2 items

Izzy Mueller is an exceptional listener and gifted caregiver. She's also a talented seamstress. As the young woman sits with her elderly patients, she quietly sews as they share their stories. She's content with her life...

The dressmaker : a novel —Alcott, Kate.
Book
2012
15 available of 17 items

The Paris seamstress —Lester, Natasha, 1973- author.
Book Club
2018
0 available of 1 items

1940: As the Germans advance upon Paris, young seamstress Estella Bissette is forced to flee everything she's ever known. She's bound for New York City with her signature gold dress, a few francs, and a dream: to make he...

The dressmaker's dowry —Jaeger, Meredith, author.
Large Print
2017
5 available of 6 items

"Two women: one, an immigrant seamstress who disappears from San Francisco s gritty streets in 1876, and the other, a young woman in present day who must delve into the secrets of her husband s wealthy family only to dis...

The shoemaker's wife : a novel —Trigiani, Adriana.
Book
2012
24 available of 25 items

This intricately woven tapestry of love and family, war and loss, risk and destiny follows star-crossed lovers Enza, a practical beauty, and Ciro, a strapping mountain boy, who, after their first meeting in the Italian A...

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