Tag Archives: sewing

Summer, and the reading is lazy…

Hi, all! Things are quiet here at the FIT this week.  The “High School Live” programs are almost finished, plus summer school is slow, and nearly finished.  If you walk along 27th street, you can see new dorm furniture being … 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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Cinderella, the Sasenach, and other fantasies

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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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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