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Needles in the Stacks: A Cinch to Stitch

Welcome back to our regular review of sewing how-to books here in the library.  Sorry about the delay, but you all know what the beginning of the semester is like!  Denise Ingram and I both work in the Periodicals and … Continue reading

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Transition lights

This great layout from Vogue magazine from February 15, 1934 allows me to highlight some super things about our collections here at the FIT Library. The Gladys Marcus Library specializes in feeding the designer’s mind.  We focus most on clothing … Continue reading

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Old Silk, Old Roads, Old Habits

Last week, I came across an article which highlights some recent textile finds in Milan.   These relics are associated with the early Christian Saint Ambrose, who was elected bishop of the city of Milan in 374 C.E. What makes … Continue reading

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