Tag Archives: embroidery

Magazine of the Week

Hi, everyone! It’s your Magazine of the Week! The first and foremost reason this is this week’s Mag of the Week is to remind you to go see the Museum at FIT’s current exhibition Expedition before it comes down on … Continue reading

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Coding Resistance (or: How WWII prisoner stays sane with needlework)

Hi, all! I just stumbled upon this great article about a British soldier in a Nazi prisoner camp during World War II! The soldier, Major Alexis Casdagli, used embroidery to while away his time in captivity. Since Nazi guards watched … Continue reading

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