Some of our staff have been enjoying interesting reads in fashion. We thought we’d share with you what is currently on our bookshelves.
Kathleen L. is enjoying:
Fabric & Form – Irish Fashion Since 1950 by Elizabeth Mc Crum
Linen, lace, and woolens are key fibers in Irish Fashion. The history explores how Americans became aware of Irish talent: hint–Jackie Kennedy played a role. Many Irish designers are in niche markets. This book is a modern history of the Irish fashion industry, its influences, and how Irish designer’s creativity synergize to their successes.
The Complete Photo Guide to Perfect Fitting by Sarah Veblen
Kathleen says, “Sarah has so many pictures to help guide the fitter! Possibly, my new “go to” for fitting issues resolutions, It is a book to be read, absorbed,then picked up again. It has been helpful to both myself and my sewing sisters!”
Katy R. is enjoying:
Demystifying Bra Fitting and Construction by Norma Loehr
While it may be a bit advanced for the beginner bra maker, this book offers great tips and techniques in fitting.