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Needles in the Stacks, Couture edition

  Here in the FIT Library, we have many many books on how to make clothing.  There are different points of view on techniques, as well as different types of machinery.  In our last post, we spent time reviewing books … Continue reading

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Menswear again: down, not up

In my slightly obsessive following of menswear trends (and their marketing mojo),  I found this businessy tidbit: http://www.businessinsider.com/this-hoodie-is-so-insanely-popular-you-have-to-wait-months-to-get-it-2013-12 Not being a huge fan of the hoodie, this caught my eye.  I mean, seriously:  Why a hoodie?  I like a bit … Continue reading

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Needles in the Stacks, with Beth & Denise

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

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Saville Row and Sartorial Splendor

This autumn I apparently have tailoring on my mind.  It all started when my housemate got a new job.  Then she started sewing, so we had to, of course, go fabric shopping.  While I know there are many fine places … Continue reading

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