Monthly Archives: June 2012

SHIRT HAPPENS 15: IN WHICH I BID MENSWEAR 142, SECTION 5A, GOODBYE

[In the fall, Jonathan Vatner, Hue staff writer,  took an introductory menswear sewing class. He has been blogging about his experiences on Hue, Too.] For our last class, we brought together a potluck meal; Professor Blackman put down a paper-and-fabric … Continue reading

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HUE LOOKS AT PHOTOGRAPHS OF ITALY BY FIT FACULTY AND STUDENTS, AND SIGHS WITH LONGING

Hue is stuck at work today, sitting in front of our glowing screens.  Bummer.  We would much rather be out frolicking in the world, looking at art, trying on shoes, and smelling trees.  But, to paraphrase our favorite tautology, a … Continue reading

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SHIRT HAPPENS 14: IN WHICH I GLIMPSE THE NATURE OF GOOD WORK

[In the fall, Jonathan Vatner, Hue staff writer,  took an introductory menswear sewing class. He has been blogging about his experiences on Hue, Too.] My final shirt was due December 15. And, given that my practice shirt had seams in … Continue reading

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AIDEL MAIDEL, AGE 4, IS PERHAPS FIT’S FIRST PURPLE GRADUATE

Hue congratulates all the graduates in the class of 2012.  For various reasons, however, we have taken a particular interest in Aidel Maidel:    Aidel is pretty remarkable.  First of all, she is only four—“an art prodigy,” according to her … Continue reading

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SHIRT HAPPENS 13: IN WHICH LADY FRUSTRATION PAYS A VISIT

[In the fall, Jonathan Vatner, Hue staff writer,  took an introductory menswear sewing class. He has been blogging about his experiences on Hue, Too.] How many collars do I have to sew before perfecting one? Don’t ask. Innumerable things can … Continue reading

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