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Flowery Encouragement

Here in New York City, spring has been slow to appear.  Bryant Park finally has pansies and daffodils, but it’s still been cold and blustery most of the month.  We thought some embroidered spring flowers would help coax the real … Continue reading

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Needle-sharp Skills pt. I

In honor of Women’s History Month, let us talk about the history of educating women.  This seems especially apt, because 84% of the overall students here at FIT are female.  Historically, the needle-arts have been associated with female gentility and … Continue reading

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Adventures in “Crafts”

We just got our first issue of this British magazine “Craft: The Magazine for Contemporary Craft”.  It’s really nifty, and it defines “craft” so much more widely than some of our other magazines do that I thought I’d wander through … Continue reading

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