Tag Archives: menswear

Spring, and pretty gowns in bloom, pt. 1

The library’s Periodicals and Electronic Resources department subscribes to a several bridal magazines.  We subscribe to these for their presentation of many items, not just pretty gowns, so we thought we should point them out to you. If you’re curious … Continue reading

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Tailoring, old school

Squeee!  Can hardly wait to see this… http://menoftheclothfilm.com/ May this art never be lost! By the way, this film has a Facebook page you can like here: https://www.facebook.com/MenOfTheClothFilm And in case you were wondering about the terminology used: http://www.thehogtownrake.com/?p=984  

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Decadence has Some Repeat Themes

I came across this in this morning’s news.  Fun site, eh? http://tinyurl.com/nwaznnl If you’re curious about 15th and 16th century fashion, the library has lots of books on the subject.  Here are a few: Renaissance Dress in Italy, 1400-1500, by … 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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