Category Archives: Needles in the Stacks

Name game for new threads?

Hi, everyone, Welcome back to Volumes & Issues. I’m working on a couple of big themes for this fall 2018/spring 2019 school year. These have grown from series I’ve written in the past, like Needles In the Stacks and Word-Worthy … Continue reading

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Needles in the Stacks: Homage to Nancy Zieman, pt. 2

A few weeks ago, I posted the first half of our Needles in the Stacks series reviewing the books of the late Nancy Zieman. The FIT library has How-To sewing books published by more than a dozen famous sewing teacher-personalities.* … Continue reading

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Needles in the Stacks: Sewing with Nancy Zieman, pt.1

It’s been a while since we’ve put out a Needles in the Stacks issue, so it’s time. The library has a lot of “how-to” sewing books. Many women (and a few men) have converted their passion for sewing into publishing … Continue reading

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