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We Love Print

For many years, the internet has been hailed as the death of print.  In the periodicals area of the library, we know that’s not true, because we see hundreds of students and visitors going though our magazines every semester. http://money.cnn.com/2015/03/05/smallbusiness/startups-create-magazines/index.html?section=money_topstories … Continue reading

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Menswear again, and the beauty of the worn

In my post of January 30, 2014, I referred briefly to a book that has some pretty wonderful photography, “Vintage Menswear: A Collection from the Vintage Showroom”.  FIT has been smart enough to purchase this book which was put together … Continue reading

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Needles in the Stacks: Professional Sewing Techniques edition

This is a “Not for Beginners” post.  Today we’re working our way through a series of books aimed at demonstrating production sewing techniques.  What we’re looking for here are the kind of shortcuts that are used in garment mass production … Continue reading

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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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