Tag Archives: embroidery

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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Samples Needed: Textile Techniques

I have a small collection of various textile samples for my History of Costume and Textile students. I bring the samples in on the appropriate day and let the students fondle them. Some are vintage, some are modern examples, and … Continue reading

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Stalking Ebay for a tsujighana kimono

So I occasionally buy examples of textiles off of ebay for my class. I find that hands on examples go a long way to explaining things.  So I was looking for a few kimonos that illustrate shibori (tie-dyeing), embroidery (both … Continue reading

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