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11th Dec '16 12:22:27 PM Bissek
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* In the ''Literature/HeraldsOfValdemar'' novel ''Take a Thief'', Skif is mocked by the other boy Trainees for being in the laundry/mending chore section at the Collegium - he'd learned to do it as a thief, as dirty and/or damaged clothing is easier to take without being noticed, and cleaning and mending it before taking it to the fence improves the resale value substantially for zero risk - until he points out that this means he's the only boy in a room full of girls, at which point he is suspected of secret genius.
2nd Nov '16 2:13:39 PM WillKeaton
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** The gay guy [[http://www.sinfest.net/view.php?date=2012-08-19 knits]].

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** The gay guy [[http://www.sinfest.net/view.php?date=2012-08-19 knits]].knits.]]



** [[http://tmkcomic.depleti.com/comic/ch07-pg18/ Later, when Loki suggests buying a new dress]], [[http://tmkcomic.depleti.com/comic/ch07-pg19/ Hedda complains but she made it herself.]]

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** [[http://tmkcomic.depleti.com/comic/ch07-pg18/ Later, when Loki suggests buying a new dress]], dress,]] [[http://tmkcomic.depleti.com/comic/ch07-pg19/ Hedda complains but she made it herself.]]



* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opus_Anglicanum Opus Anglicanum]]; embroideries created by mostly male artisans which were highly treasured throughout Christendom. The most famous example of such needlework would be the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bayeux_Tapestry Bayeaux Tapestry]].

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* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opus_Anglicanum Opus Anglicanum]]; Anglicanum;]] embroideries created by mostly male artisans which were highly treasured throughout Christendom. The most famous example of such needlework would be the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bayeux_Tapestry Bayeaux Tapestry]].Tapestry.]]
2nd Nov '16 2:12:03 PM WillKeaton
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* A scene from [[GenkiGirl Kaho Nagira]]'s path in {{Crescendo}} has her [[http://i42.tinypic.com/j6rkia.jpg sewing a shirt]].

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* A scene from [[GenkiGirl Kaho Nagira]]'s path in {{Crescendo}} has her [[http://i42.tinypic.com/j6rkia.jpg sewing a shirt]].shirt.]]



*** Oboro is the daughter of a famous deceased tailor and not only she's very fashionable, but she's damn good at sewing and knows a lot about clothing. Her dream is to have her own kimono shop, she offers Hayato to repair his clothes when she sees him fidgeting in front of her in their S support, she also chooses Takumi's clothes for special occasions, an official art piece [[http://doumokoumo.tumblr.com/post/129363907958/another-one-of-kozakis-sketches-for-the-days has her sewing]], and [[spoiler: at least one of her potential children, [[DarkMagicalGirl Rhajat]], has [[SharedFamilyQuirks inherited her sewing talents]].]]

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*** Oboro is the daughter of a famous deceased tailor and not only she's very fashionable, but she's damn good at sewing and knows a lot about clothing. Her dream is to have her own kimono shop, she offers Hayato to repair his clothes when she sees him fidgeting in front of her in their S support, she also chooses Takumi's clothes for special occasions, an official art piece [[http://doumokoumo.tumblr.com/post/129363907958/another-one-of-kozakis-sketches-for-the-days has her sewing]], sewing,]] and [[spoiler: at least one of her potential children, [[DarkMagicalGirl Rhajat]], has [[SharedFamilyQuirks inherited her sewing talents]].]]
2nd Nov '16 2:10:04 PM WillKeaton
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* In ''[[http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/authors/grimms/128lazyspinner.html The Lazy Spinner]]'', the woman tricks her husband to get out of the work.

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* In ''[[http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/authors/grimms/128lazyspinner.html The Lazy Spinner]]'', Spinner,]]'' the woman tricks her husband to get out of the work.



* In ''[[http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/type1451.html#key The Storehouse Key in the Distaff]]'', the woman brags of how much her daughter spins, and the wooer puts it to the test by hiding a key in the flax she is supposed to be spinning. When he returns, they talk of how they lost the key, and he finds it in the flax and does not speak of marrying her.

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* In ''[[http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/type1451.html#key The Storehouse Key in the Distaff]]'', Distaff,]]'' the woman brags of how much her daughter spins, and the wooer puts it to the test by hiding a key in the flax she is supposed to be spinning. When he returns, they talk of how they lost the key, and he finds it in the flax and does not speak of marrying her.



* In ''[[http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/diamondstoads/stories/friendship12months.html The Friendship of a Vila and of the Months]]'', the WickedStepmother sends her daughter to wash white wool and her stepdaughter to wash black wool, and tells her that unless she gets the wool as white as the daughter's, she can't come back.

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* In ''[[http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/diamondstoads/stories/friendship12months.html The Friendship of a Vila and of the Months]]'', Months,]]'' the WickedStepmother sends her daughter to wash white wool and her stepdaughter to wash black wool, and tells her that unless she gets the wool as white as the daughter's, she can't come back.



* In ''[[http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/diamondstoads/stories/caskets.html The Two Caskets]]'', the WickedStepmother sets both her daughter and stepdaughter a contest in spinning -- having given her daughter good flax and her stepdaughter rotten stuff.
* In ''[[http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/eastsunwestmoon/stories/norroway.html The Black Bull of Norroway]]'', the heroine washes out the hero's shirt, which is the test for the bride.
* In ''[[http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/authors/grimms/188spindleshuttleneedle.html The Spindle, the Shuttle, and the Needle]]'', the heroine is left these items to make her living by.

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* In ''[[http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/diamondstoads/stories/caskets.html The Two Caskets]]'', Caskets,]]'' the WickedStepmother sets both her daughter and stepdaughter a contest in spinning -- having given her daughter good flax and her stepdaughter rotten stuff.
* In ''[[http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/eastsunwestmoon/stories/norroway.html The Black Bull of Norroway]]'', Norroway,]]'' the heroine washes out the hero's shirt, which is the test for the bride.
* In ''[[http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/authors/grimms/188spindleshuttleneedle.html The Spindle, the Shuttle, and the Needle]]'', Needle,]]'' the heroine is left these items to make her living by.



* In ''[[http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/sixswans/index.html The Six Swans]]'', the heroine sets out to save her brothers by sewing six shirts from starflowers.
* In ''[[http://www.mainlesson.com/display.php?author=lang&book=red&story=nettle The Nettle Spinner]]'', the cruel lord refuses to let Renelde marry unless she makes herself a wedding shift and him a shroud out of nettles. She does.

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* In ''[[http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/sixswans/index.html The Six Swans]]'', Swans,]]'' the heroine sets out to save her brothers by sewing six shirts from starflowers.
* In ''[[http://www.mainlesson.com/display.php?author=lang&book=red&story=nettle The Nettle Spinner]]'', Spinner,]]'' the cruel lord refuses to let Renelde marry unless she makes herself a wedding shift and him a shroud out of nettles. She does.



* In Creator/AndrewLang's ''The Violet Fairy Book'', in "[[http://www.mythfolklore.net/andrewlang/055.htm The Frog]]", the old woman tells her sons to test their brides with flax.

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* In Creator/AndrewLang's ''The Violet Fairy Book'', in "[[http://www.[[http://www.mythfolklore.net/andrewlang/055.htm The Frog]]", "The Frog,"]] the old woman tells her sons to test their brides with flax.
2nd Nov '16 2:08:16 PM WillKeaton
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First you got to spin, then weave, then sew -- and even then, when you have the clothes, you need to mend and launder as necessary to keep the clothes. And iron if wrinkles are a problem. Fancy clothing may require embroidery, though that tends to be upperclass. Knitting can also come into play.

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First you got to spin, then weave, then sew -- and even then, when you have the clothes, you need to mend and launder as necessary to keep the clothes.them in good condition. And iron if wrinkles are a problem. Fancy clothing may require embroidery, though that tends to be upperclass. Knitting can also come into play.
2nd Nov '16 2:07:43 PM WillKeaton
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First you got to spin, then weave, then sew -- and even then, where you have the clothes, you need to mend and launder as necessary to keep the clothes. And iron if wrinkles are a problem. Fancy clothing may require embroidery, though that tends to be upperclass. Knitting can also come into play.

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First you got to spin, then weave, then sew -- and even then, where when you have the clothes, you need to mend and launder as necessary to keep the clothes. And iron if wrinkles are a problem. Fancy clothing may require embroidery, though that tends to be upperclass. Knitting can also come into play.
2nd Nov '16 2:07:24 PM WillKeaton
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First you got to spin, then weave, then sew -- and even there, where you have the clothes, you need to mend and launder as necessary to keep the clothes. And iron if wrinkles are a problem. Fancy clothing may require embroidery, though that tends to be upperclass. Knitting can also come into play.

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First you got to spin, then weave, then sew -- and even there, then, where you have the clothes, you need to mend and launder as necessary to keep the clothes. And iron if wrinkles are a problem. Fancy clothing may require embroidery, though that tends to be upperclass. Knitting can also come into play.
30th Oct '16 3:07:55 PM JaywalkersNeverProsper
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* Cindy on ''Series/GoodGirlsRevolt'' enjoys making clothes herself, and says the same about Bea, though it doesn’t appear to be the case when Bea actually shows up at the magazine.
25th Oct '16 3:41:10 PM nombretomado
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* Later on in the ''Gensokyo20XX'' series, Yukari is mentioned to be knitting or sewing from time to time. Apparently, she has hobbies, if this is an indication.

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* Later on in the ''Gensokyo20XX'' ''Fanfic/Gensokyo20XX'' series, Yukari is mentioned to be knitting or sewing from time to time. Apparently, she has hobbies, if this is an indication.
24th Sep '16 4:49:47 PM nombretomado
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* In CSLewis's ''Literature/TheFourLoves'', he recounts the story of a Mrs. Fidget, who included both knitting and sewing among her wifely and maternal virtues. Which meant the others in the family had to wear the things. (Her death caused them to donate a lot of them.)

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* In CSLewis's Creator/CSLewis's ''Literature/TheFourLoves'', he recounts the story of a Mrs. Fidget, who included both knitting and sewing among her wifely and maternal virtues. Which meant the others in the family had to wear the things. (Her death caused them to donate a lot of them.)
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