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Hull History. The House of Mirelle: An Introduction to the Workroom

April 6, 2020

HouseofMirelle.uk aims to be as accessible to readers as possible.  Our Introduction is designed to be easy to understand and read.

The House of Mirelle An Introduction To The Workroom 17 4 2020 HouseofMirelle.uk

The sewing Workroom was as important to Mirelle as the clothes sold through its doors.

 

Find out what the Workroom was like and who worked there…

 

Learn about how Seamstresses were trained

 

Meet the Workroom Girls in 1946 and 1957

 

Find out if they ever made a mistake….. 🙂 

 

Read the Workroom alongside the Introduction to Mirelle Locations here

 

What’s a Workroom? An Introduction for Non-Sewers

 

Bunty Annual’s 1969 comic strip about a girl and her school dressmaking class..

 

a wonderful recollection of using Treadle sewing machines

and….

Meet Seamstress Betty Bartlett and see some of the designs she made after she left Mirelle

 

A black and white photo of a Singer Treadle sewing machine with table and foot plate included. Main parts of the machine are labelled; treadle, balance wheel, belt shifter and dress guard.
Simple diagram of a treadle sewing machine.

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