Tag Archives: Living History

15th Century Box Inventory

here is the promised list of items in the 15th Century Box at the Design Center at Philadelphia University.  Photos to follow in a small or cropped format.   Details about the show and tell & image CD will also follow. … Continue reading

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SAVE ME!-15th and 16th Century Textiles in the Philadelphia University Design Center

I’ve been holding my class at the Design Center of Philadelphia University this semester.  This is the fashion and textile schools study collection for their students and scholars.  Recently I found a box of textiles (while looking for something else … Continue reading

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A few things I’ve learned about making garb for my daughter…..

1)      Don’t stop for new projects because she won’t stop growing while you work on other things 2)      If you do put it aside don’t hide it in a box where you won’t remember it until after she is a … Continue reading

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Unrepentant Sinner Am I: Who gets to call themselves a historian?

I was going to post today about journals and symposiums that fiber/textile/fashion enthusiasts, professional and personal, might be interested in.  I was also going to write about why a non-professional might want to participate or submit an article.  However I … Continue reading

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Mischief Managed

This past weekend I went to the Fingerlakes Fiber Arts Festival with Muirenn and two other friends.  We did our best to keep each other out of too much trouble.  I’m not sure we succeeded though.  In addition to a … Continue reading

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