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Some Spaniards dressmakers so experienced
21 October 2016 @ 10:09

      Today, I would like to show you a video about the life of several ladies, from a village of Cuenca, who have dedicated their lives to the seam. If you want to watch this video, please click on the link below:

http://www.rtve.es/alacarta/videos/aqui-la-tierra/aqui-tierra-homenaje-modistas/3760325/

Marta Marquez (Reporter of the program “Aqui la tierra”): “Hello, Esperanza……., How are you?”

Esperanza (A dressmaker): “Very well, And you?”

Marta: “Well ... how elegant you are ... You are dressmaker, right?”

Esperanza Martinez (A retired dressmaker): “My sister is the dressmaker and we were the helpers”

Marta: “What is the most special piece that you have been able to make?”

Esperanza: “A wedding dress…”

Marta: “Wedding….?!!!!!”

Esperanza: “And formal dress….when they went for Christmas holidays and New Year ..... once,  we made a cape of velvet for a lady....”

Marta: “Wow, like Ramon Garcia in the strokes…..Did you make the cape for Ramón García…..?”

Esperanza: “No, I have not done anything to Ramón”

………..music………………..

Esperanza: “Paquita…., open!!!”

Marta: “Like in the village….”

Esperanza: “that they are looking for you”

Marta: “How are you, Paquita…..?”

Paquita: “Very well, thanks to God”

Marta: “The dressmaker of the village….”

Paquita: “The best”

Marta: “Paquita: What we do now?”

Paquita: “Going to my home, that everything is ready”

……music…….

Marta: “It is a profession that is being lost, right?”

Paquita: “That yes”

Marta: “Of course, because what people does is going to buy clothes to shops”

Paquita: “They call me: If you made it to me, I would not buy it”

Marta: “How is it going?”

Paquita:You are doing great, because you are a good youth, a fine and you take a fullness .........And how am I?”

Marta: “Look…..of course…..Look how well the fullness…..So, Right?....So, of course!”

Paquita: “Your love, that you have…..”

……………….music………………………..

Paquita Martinez (Retired dressmaker): “The needle and thread strand”

Marta: “For….?”

Paquita: “To thread the needle”

Marta: “I do not know….”

Paquita: “Do not you know to threat it…?, then learn”

Marta: “I do not sew….!”

Paquita: “Well, you have yto learn….”

Marta: “I take it to my mother….”

Esperanza: "Everything is well for mothers….”

Marta: “How is it?”

Paquita: “Bad”

Marta: “Why?”

Paquita: “Because yes”

Marta: “Did you sing, when you sewed….”

Paquita: “Of everything”

………………….music………………

Marta: "How many dresses had you made, totally….., how many?”

Paquita: “Uhhhhhh….Two hundred thousand”

Marta: “Have you ever made a dress to any well-known person?"

Paquita: “For example artist?”

Marta: “Yes……., to whom?”

Paquita: “Well to Rocío Jurado”

Marta: “Wow!.., Yes?... It is a lie, right? ... you say it to say the least....”

Paquita: “Let us go for a walk…….”

Marta: “Wow…, will we make look good, and will we walk around the village....?”

Esperanza: “Yes, yes…., now yes””

Marta: “Well, perfect….!”

………………music…………………..

Esperanza: “Mrta: Are you already going out or not?”

Marta: “Here I am….How is it…., look at me…..”

Esperanza: “Very well”

Marta: “Oops ... she is very creative ..... Now we are already made some models .... models from Minglanilla .... Are we going to walk around the viillage?”

Esperanza: “Yes!”

Paquita: “Yessssss”

Marta: “Well, come on!, let us go!..., let´s see if we are going to find some suitors……..”

      Well, I hope that you have liked this video.

      Until my next post, kind regards,

Luis.

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