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The Paris seamstress —Lester, Natasha, 1973- author.

"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 dress shop on King Street : a novel —Clark, Ashley, 1986- author.

"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
Availability: 5 of 8

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...

Bodies and bows —Penney, Elizabeth, author.

"Iris Buckley is hoping for a bit of rest and relaxation now that the summertime rush is winding down in Blueberry Cove, Maine. The first few months for her apron shop, Ruffles & Bows, have been a huge success and now sh...

The shoemaker's wife : a novel —Trigiani, Adriana.

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...

Hems & Homicide —Penney, Elizabeth, author.

"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...

The Grace Kelly dress a novel —Janowitz, Brenda, author.
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2020
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"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...

Thread and dead —Penney, Elizabeth, author.

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...

The dressmaker's war : a novel —Chamberlain, Mary, 1947-

"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 dressmaker's dowry —Jaeger, Meredith, author.
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2017
Availability: 5 of 6

"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...

A Texas kind of Christmas —Thomas, Jodi, author.
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2020
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"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...

Vixen in velvet —Chase, Loretta Lynda, 1949-

Lethally charming Simon Blair, Marquess of Lisburne, has reluctantly returned to London for a family obligation. Still, he might make time for the seduction of a certain redheaded dressmaker, but Leonie Noirot hasn't tim...

Mrs. Lincoln's dressmaker —Chiaverini, Jennifer.
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2013
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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.

The perfect dress —Brown, Carolyn, 1948- author.

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 —Chamberlain, Mary, 1947- author.
Large Print
2016
Availability: 2 of 3

"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...

Yellow rose bride —Copeland, Lori.
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2007
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Seven years ago, seamstress Vonnie's husband had their marriage annulled. Now she faces the ultimate indignity: sewing the wedding dress for his new intended!

Once a spy —Putney, Mary Jo, author.

"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...

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