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Making it Up

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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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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Sewing for Fun and Profit

  While I apologize for the sewing/crafty focus of this blog, the fact that it’s fall means new clothes for school!  Indeed, I know that many of you have already begun months of work in draping labs. While shelving in … Continue reading

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