How to Make a Dress from Scratch in 15 Minutes!
We teach you how to make a dress in just fifteen minutes. It requires only four seams but looks stylish and convertible, and is easy enough for anyone.
Fripperies and Fobs
“ This 1989 exhibition of the Brooklyn Museum was called The Opulent Era: Fashions of Worth, Doucet and Pingat, and featured many exquisite works from the greatest couture houses of la belle époque. ”
Create various themed boxes like this...eg old tools in a wooden toolbox, old school equipment in a satchel etc along with documents, photos, worksheets, links to websites, videos etc.
The Great Room - Donald Oresman’s Renaissance-Style Library -- New York Magazine
Read the latest in home design trends and get tips from the experts on how to design your apartment or home based on your style!
The GW University Museum and the Textile Museum
Located in the heart of Washington, D.C., the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum celebrates the creative achievements of local and global cultures from antiquity through today....
Helping Hands: the volunteers making a difference to textile storage at the museum
A team of volunteers from the Edinburgh Decorative and Fine Art Society (EDFAS) have been giving their time freely for a number of years to make storage improvements for the textile collections at National Museums Scotland. Our EDFAS volunteer story began with the very successful Jean Muir exhibition in 2009. The exhibition inspired EDFAS to … Continued
Clothworkers': Une tête de papier • V&A Blog
By William Newton, Assistant Curator, Furniture, Textiles and Fashion.For anyone who saw the Hats: An Anthology by Stephen Jones exhibition at the V&A a few years back, you will already have been invested with the ill-kept secret that the Museum has one of the finest collections of millinery in the world.
Too Petite for Petite: Mounting a 19th Century Corset for Undressed • V&A Blog
Costume mounting is the topsy-turvy task of making a mannequin fit a particular object, a job that can often make you feel more like plastic surgeon than a museum employee, as the following post explains… First...
Cincy Obscura: The Cincinnati Art Museum Textile Archives - Cincinnati Magazine
The Cincinnati Art Museum textile archives house 15,000 historic garments and accessories, from gowns to parasols to shoes, in its climate-controlled storage center.