Just when everyone in town has lost or triumphed with their favorite team, the British Museum gives us some historical context for this beloved contest. How did we get here? Take a look at what their curators have to … Continue reading
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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
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!