Fake psychic and genuine seamstress Joanna Jameson
MYTH: Everything in the Civil War was hand-sewn because they didn't have sewing machines then. EXPLODED: The sewing machine had been invented quite some time before and many people had them. This is picture of an 1860s lady with her sewing machine.
It's About Time: Labor Day - Women & children working at home in early 1900s America by Photographer Lewis Wickes Hine 1874-1940
dollmixture: Doll seamstress Josephine Gloss sewing alongside her 4-yr.-old son, at home 1947