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Judgement Day…Part 1

Judgement Day…Part 1

Today our collections were due for “Pre-Judging”  This basically means that as long as we finished our garments and they were Fashion Show worthy, they get to move forward to the actual judging day, which is the 22nd.  Every person gets to show one look on judging day except for three lucky ones who get […]

April 9, 2014 | By | Reply More
Time for a break.

Time for a break.

No, my collection is not done. And unfortunately unlike nearly every other college on the planet, we are not on spring break right now.  My break came in the form of a cold brought upon from the extreme weather fluctuations…but a little rest and relaxation was just what I needed to keep pushing forward! April […]

March 17, 2014 | By | Reply More
Fitting, Knitting, and waiting…

Fitting, Knitting, and waiting…

…waiting anxiously for yet another order of yarn to arrive so that I can continue, (and for some of my classmates start) knitting our final garments. It has been a crazy week for us knitwear students.  On wednesday we had our first model fitting which, for some went really well, and others a fiasco ( […]

March 11, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
It’s Raining Yarn! Hallelujah!

It’s Raining Yarn! Hallelujah!

…Because at FIT it never rains men, so we will substitute some lyrics.  But really…  This week, we arrived to class for what most would expect to be a typical day in the FIT knitting lab (which I should have previously mentioned are deep in the basement of the school, where sunlight and time escapes […]

March 3, 2014 | By | Reply More
Knitting…not just for grandmas anymore!

Knitting…not just for grandmas anymore!

One of the first things that people say to me when I tell them that I LOVE to knit, is that I “Act like a grandma”.  But, once they see the type of knitwear that my classmates and I do, they are blown away.  I promise that throughout the semester I will prove to you […]

February 25, 2014 | By | Reply More