Who doesn’t love a ball and a wedding? Especially fantasy ones… http://tinyurl.com/k8cmvkt Cinderella’s ball gown caught my eye on the billboards, and I’m dying to see the movie. I was also dying to see the gown’s construction. It’s interesting that … Continue reading
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We welcome you back for a holiday version of Needles in the Stacks. We’ve designed this post to help you decide which of the many draping manuals out there should be on your holiday wish list. Here are the books … Continue reading
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
A colleague posted this on our FB page, so I thought I’d pass it on. http://technicaltextilesolutions.com/blog/source-apparel-fabrics-price-sensitive-categories/ Go thou and source good stuff!
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