We welcome you back for a holiday version of Needles in the Stacks. We’ve designed this post to help you decide which of the many draping manuals out there should be on your holiday wish list. Here are the books … Continue reading
Tag Archives: dresses
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
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