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
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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
In honor of William Shakespeare’s birthday yesterday, we found this list from Harper’s Bazaar online of the best-costumed films of his plays: http://www.harpersbazaar.com/culture/reviews/shakespeare-450th-birthday?src=spr_TWITTER&spr_id=1447_54798431#slide-1 1. Clare Danes and Leonardo DiCaprio play the leads in “Romeo and Juliet”, in Baz Lerman’s … Continue reading
I am one of those people who hates the drear of winter time. It’s a time of year when everything seems muted, gray, dingy, and brown. I feel muffled and dulled by so many coats and scarves and … Continue reading