This is a “Not for Beginners” post. Today we’re working our way through a series of books aimed at demonstrating production sewing techniques. What we’re looking for here are the kind of shortcuts that are used in garment mass production … Continue reading
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There has been some excitement in the archaeological community this week about a find of the bodies of two men. The bodies were found in the Tarim Basin, which is on the eastern end of the silk road as … Continue reading
Last month I wrote a bit about my obsession with curving vines and acanthus leaves. Someone at the British Museum must have heard my cry, and just posted this about how to decode (and thereby reuse!) the complicated knots and … Continue reading
A colleague posted this on our FB page, so I thought I’d pass it on. http://technicaltextilesolutions.com/blog/source-apparel-fabrics-price-sensitive-categories/ Go thou and source good stuff!
Here at FIT, we have many resources that offer possibilities to inspire you. As I reshelved materials one morning, I came across a title from the 1950s that I’d never looked at before. It offers patterns and measurements for laying … Continue reading