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Needles found: One Last Corset Book…

But wait!  There’s one more! A few weeks ago, Denise and I posted a “Needles in the Stacks” which reviewed the library’s books about making corsets.  When I combed StyleCat, there was one more book that looked like it belonged … Continue reading

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Magazine of the Week

Hi, all! This week’s Magazine of the Week is really a pattern catalog: Marfy is a pre-drawn clothing patterns company.  Think Vogue or Burda.  The company was established in 1966, and specializes in high-style womenswear.  It also claims to be … Continue reading

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Dior: From New Look to New Talent

Welcome to our new series about venerable design houses and the changes brought by new designers.  This is the brainchild of the wonderful Shannen Lindsey, one of our students. The big couture houses, we hope, will survive profitably for far … Continue reading

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