“Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker” by Jennifer Chiaverini

Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini is the story of Elizabeth Keckley, a former slave who becomes a famed modiste in Washington, DC.  While sewing dresses for Mrs. Lincoln, the two women develop an unlikely friendship. Elizabeth’s life story is fascinating.  Her talent as a seamstress allowed her to buy her freedom, and she becameRead more