New research explores the effects that different types of handwork have on the brain of the artist: http://www.cnn.com/2014/03/25/health/brain-crafting-benefits/?utm_source=Copy+of+Copy+of+Copy+of+Copy+of+Copy+of+Copy+of+Copy+of+Copy+of+Winter+Yarn+Sale&utm_campaign=CNN+article&utm_medium=email You won’t get any argument from anyone here about the benefits of making things!
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Once again it’s spring, and spring means summer dresses! Indeed, I know that many of you are in draping labs working on term garments of this sort, even as I type. During the last dozen or so years of her … Continue reading
The perfect American Male (answering the Gibson Girl, of course), an illustrator able to capture the moment of the new American sportswear, the growth of the ad campaign, and gay subculture… Submitted for your delectation: http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/the-perfect-american-male/ Thank you, J. C. … Continue reading
When I was a kid, I used to get excited by things like birthday parties, having my friends over to play, and getting to do or see some really creative stuff. Now that I’m a working adult, the same kinds … Continue reading
Here at FIT, we all think about fashion a lot. Which is different from how I grew up. I remember my mom always taking time to point out well-made fabric, thick seam allowances, good linings and natural fibers. She’d learned … Continue reading