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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
Meet Seamstress Betty Bartlett and see some of the designs she made after she left Mirelle
We’d love to hear your sewing stories…
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