Lucy Adlington’s “The Dressmakers of Auschwitz”

Wednesday, March 2, 2022    
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

A virtual event on Zoom

Presented by the Departments of History, Political Science, Women’s and Gender Studies, and Judaic Studies

The Dressmakers of Auschwitz: The True Story of the Women Who Sewed to Survive powerfully chronicles the stories of the women who used their sewing skills to survive the Holocaust, stitching beautiful clothes in an extraordinary fashion workshop within the Auschwitz concentration camp.

Lucy Adlington is a British historian and writer with more than twenty years’ specialization in social history. Her previous non-fiction titles include Stitches in Time: The Story of the Clothes We Wear and Women’s Lives and Clothes in WW2: Ready for Action. Her fiction titles include the award-winning young adult novel The Red Ribbon. She runs the History Wardrobe series of costume presentations and has an extensive collection of vintage and antique clothing. Find her on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @historywardrobe or at