My mom, the fabulous Bertie Kinsey, is an amazing seamstress. She quilts and sews and is so crafty. We call her the Southern Martha Stewart!— Angela Kinsey
Useful Seamstress quotations
Only in Paris do couture workers, from seamstress to mannequin, worship a dress and treat it like a baby.
Fashion is more about taste than money - you have to understand your body and tailor clothes to your needs; it's all about the fit. I do the alterations myself - I'm quite a seamstress - it's the influence of my Hungarian mother.
A vast deal of human sympathy runs along the electric line of needlework, stretching from the throne to the wicker chair of the humble seamstress.
God's the seamstress that tailor-fitted my pain.
A life-whether seamstress or poet, farmer or king-is measured not by length, but by the worth of its deeds, and the power of its dreams.
I have invited our little seamstress to take her thread and needle and sew our two mouths together.
I prize my seamstress, I value my copyist;
but my cook, who knows well how to prepare the food to sustain life, and nourish brain, bone, and muscle, fills the most important place among the helpers in my family.
I have to say, I grew up with fashion because my mother was a seamstress, and she had an atelier. She would cut the first pattern, and then she had people working for her. So I grew up in an atelier, watching people all around me sewing. I was fascinated.
I had two spinster aunts who were seamstresses, and of course unemployed in the 1930s, but the union gave them a life. They had a couple of weeks in the country for a union installation and they had educational programs and all sorts of things. There was a life, you know, a real community.
I really try and work very closely with the designers to be as consistent as possible to their vision and for their look because I know how intricate and how much time it takes for them to make it. My mother was a seamstress and I really honor the art of each piece that's made and so for me it's all about that.
Wherever a ship ploughs the sea, or a plough furrows the field;
wherever a mine yields its treasure; wherever a ship or a railroad train carries freight to market; wherever the smoke of the furnace rises, or the clang of the loom resounds; even in the lonely garret where the seamstress plies her busy needle--there is industry.
My mother was a seamstress, so making clothes was not something you would willingly go into.
Mum had a job fitting upholstery into cars, but, in the evenings, she worked as a seamstress.
Blue jean baby, LA lady, seamstress for the band.
Pretty eyed, pirate smile, you'll marry a music man. Ballerina, you must have seen her dancing in the sand.
I love fashion, I'm actually a pretty talented seamstress, so I can make stuff for myself, but that's really time-consuming.
You niggas so-so like a seamstress.
Give me the life of the boy whose mother is nurse, seamstress, washerwoman, cook, teacher, angel, and saint, all in one, and whose father is guide, exemplar, and friend. No servants to come between. These are the boys who are born to the best fortune.
I’d want our wedding to be special.
I don’t have a dress, you don’t have a best man, and instead of flowers, we have corpses on poles decorating the front of the house.” “Flowers are on the way, as is my best man, three seamstresses are ready to make any dress you desire, and I’ll have the corpses taken down,” he replied without missing a beat.
I had given up my seat before, but this day, I was especially tired.
Tired from my work as a seamstress, and tired from the ache in my heart.
Maybe careers aren’t something you can really plan for.
They just sort of happen, like brown eyes or flat feet. I took one of those career aptitude tests last year, and it showed that I should be a flight attendant or a seamstress. Not a fashion designer or anything, mind you, but a sweatshop worker. Apparently stewardesses and sweatshop workers and I enjoy a lot of the same interests and activities.