Tag Archives: Victoria & Albert Museum

More is More: cover that surface!

I’m off this week to see an exhibition of medieval embroidery at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. So you can come too, I’ve compiled some images of this sort of embroidery and some of the books we have … Continue reading

Posted in fashion, history, libraries, museums, textiles | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Knit for Victory (over the cold)

Ok, so this site combines several of my favorite things:  Museum archives, old patterns, and the “new” knitting craze.  I can’t resist sharing it: http://www.vam.ac.uk/b/blog/tales-archives/national-knitting-week-knit-victory And interesting that what on our side of the pond is called a “ski mask” … Continue reading

Posted in fashion, museums | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment