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TED Lecture: Suzanne Lee – Grow Your Own Clothes

May 4, 2011

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We have another really interesting lecture for you from TED, this time from designer Suzanne Lee who discusses the processes involved in creating fabric from bacteria which form cellulose.

In the Loop

April 18, 2011

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In the Loop is the Winchester School of Art’s website about it’s Knitting Reference Library and knitting collections http://www.soton.ac.uk/intheloop/ The Knitting Reference Collection holds books, journals, magazines and an estimated 12,000 knitting patterns, and the collections include over 800 knitted objects, photographs and postcards, plus tools. Collections: Jane Waller Collection: Knitted clothing and accessories for […]

International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education

April 12, 2011

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The publishers of this international peer-reviewed journal are providing free access to the full text of all of it’s articles, from 2008. This journal examines design; design technology; fashion design, manufacturing technology, product design; and textile manufacturing, and is published by the Textile Institute. To access, simply go to the publication’s website, and select the […]

Fashion Theory, June 2011 Issue

April 12, 2011

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A new issue of Fashion Theory has been published and is available to view online from the Ingenta Connect site, with the following articles: Letter from the Editors – Skov, Lise; Melchior, Marie Riegels Dreams of Small Nations in a Polycentric Fashion World – Skov, Lise Deconstructing Belgian and Dutch Fashion Dreams: From Global Trends to Local […]

Knitted Artworks

March 31, 2011

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These reimagined artworks, created by The Materialistics and made by knit, crochet, embroidery, and cross stitch are rather wonderful. What work of art would you recreate? Rachel

Fashion and Copyright

February 16, 2011

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There’s a really interesting article on the Guardian’s website about Spanish fashion company Inditex (which owns Zara), which has allegedly created t-shirts where the designs have been taken from photographs posted on fashion blogs.   Naturally the bloggers are very unhappy about this. Blogger Michele K, on her site Beware of My Heels, has some […]