This book gives you a lift and makes you want to jump to your sewing machine!
Nell is a great character in that she's incredibly flawed throughout the entire novel, and yet still manages to evoke sympathy from the reader.
I started this book a few days ago and thought with all I have to do, I would read it leisurely, only a chapter a day.
I was excited to begin this novel and disappointed greatly. Thought it would be rich with early Hollywood details and descriptions and yet it fell far short. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Leslie Ellingson
I really enjoyed the first half of "Seamstress". It had loads of possibilities and seemed to be leading in one direction, when it swerved into a totally different and unexpected... Read morePublished on December 22, 2010 by J. Jamison
This was the first novel I've read by this author, and she had me so engrossed the first half of the book! Read morePublished on January 30, 2009 by pampagirl
This story is just heartfelt. At first I wondered how a mother could abandon her children but you come to sympathize with Nell on her journey. Read morePublished on January 13, 2009 by Sonja N. Casey
well written and entertaining. The story of a gutsy young woman who learns the art of couture on her own from the time of her running away from two babies and an unhappy marriage... Read morePublished on November 17, 2008 by Marz
My first Erin McGraw book, and I'm now looking forward to reading her 3 previous ones. I love "rags to riches" tales... Read morePublished on October 19, 2008 by Joe Hohmann
I took The Seamstress of Hollywood Boulevard on vacation with me, and devoured it whenever the rest of the group would allow me a few minutes privacy. Read morePublished on September 29, 2008 by ElCee