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
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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
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.
This is the first post in a series. I’m hoping that you, our students, will contribute! Because FIT is such a style-conscious place, I’m starting a street-reporting spot, based on trends I see here on 27th. You may have noticed … Continue reading
Once again it’s spring, and spring means summer dresses! Indeed, I know that many of you are in draping labs working on term garments of this sort, even as I type. During the last dozen or so years of her … Continue reading