Ok, so this site combines several of my favorite things: Museum archives, old patterns, and the “new” knitting craze. I can’t resist sharing it: http://www.vam.ac.uk/b/blog/tales-archives/national-knitting-week-knit-victory And interesting that what on our side of the pond is called a “ski mask” … Continue reading
Category Archives: fashion
Welcome back to another episode of Beth & Denise’s reviews of needle-oriented books in our stacks! With the holidays ahead, it seems a good time to continue our series reviewing the how-to manuals collected in the library. What’s on your … Continue reading
Because these are the dreamboats and the dream suits I grew up on: http://thesuitsofjamesbond.com/?paged=2 To dimple or not to dimple? That is the question…
We have found someone even more obsessed with dresses than we are. Enjoy: http://www.laweekly.com/2013-08-01/news/cocktail-dresses-sale/ The destinations of these gowns are a fascinating window into the clothing aftermarkets: vintage, samples, prom gowns, and more.
While I apologize for the sewing/crafty focus of this blog, the fact that it’s fall means new clothes for school! Indeed, I know that many of you have already begun months of work in draping labs. While shelving in … Continue reading