Sewing Archaeology logo, copyright Carrie Henderson. An archaeological grid is overlaid on top of a cotton reel with a needle through the threads. Above is the word Sewing below is the word Archaeology.
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Sewing Archaeology: Deconstructing Clothes To Learn More About Them

Sewing Archaeology: the study of garments from the past in order to learn about the culture and practice of sewing See also:  The History of Fashion and Clothing, Material Culture, The History of Design.     The history of sewing  Sewing has been around since our ancestors stitched with bone needles and sinews for thread; […]

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A color watercolour drawing of an imaginary sewing pattern cover. The top in rounded red and white writing says 60s Miss. Taille. Size 10. Pattern Patron. Underneath is a drawing of a women who looks like Jackie Kennedy wearing a burnt orange dress. The fabric is textured and she is wearing low heeled shoes. The logo says Designed And Made In Hull.
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Fashion History: Marjorie Field, Fashion Flats, Fashion Illustration and The House of Mirelle

One of the most enjoyable aspects of having fashionable conversations is the associations they bring. They can be personal – recollecting the occasion an outfit was worn at, historical – what was happening in  the world at the time, or creative and cultural – what it said about the fashion industry, for instance. A few weeks […]

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