THE DRESSMAKER. Jocelyn Moorhouse, director, co-script. IMDb has title "THE DRESSMAKER (I)" and uses date to further differentiate from other films with the same or similar titles. Moorhouse, P.J. Hogan, script, based on the novel by Rosalie Ham. Australia: Screen Australia (presents), Film Art Media, White Hot Productions (production) / Broad Green Pictures (US theatrical distribution), Embankment Films (world-wide, all media), 2015; see IMDb for complex details of distribution. Kate Winslet, Judy Davis, Liam Hemsworth, Hugo Weaving, Sarah Snook, featured players.
Not SF. Netflix genres: Drama, Dramas Based on the Book, 20th Century Period Pieces, Dark Humor & Black Comedies.
IMDb summary: "A glamorous woman returns to her small town in rural Australia. With her sewing machine and haute couture style, she transforms the women and exacts sweet revenge on those who did her wrong." Described by Nigel Price in a Facebook post on a respectable thread as "a spaghetti western with sewing machines instead of six-shooters! It's even got the scene where the gunslinger (seamstress!) arrives on the train at the little town and looks menacing." See for the sewing machine and the train.
For sewing machines, see the article "American Sewing Machines," CORALINE,
RDE, finishing, 15Jan21