Use this guide to find resources for apparel design - from patternmaking, grading, and draping to construction,sewing, and tailoring. There's also a section on historic patterns.
And if you have problems finding what you need, remember to ask us!
►The Museum at FIT, NYC
"Fashion Unraveled will examine the concepts of imperfection and incompletion in fashion. Garments that are altered, unfinished, or deconstructed, in addition to clothing that shows signs of wear, will highlight the aberrant beauty in flawed objects. "
Fashion & Textile History Gallery
May 25 – November 17, 2018
► Metropolitan Museum of Art, Costume Institute
Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination, May 10 - October 8,2018
► Brooklyn Museum
David Bowie is, from March 2 - July 15, 2018
►Palais Galliera: Musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris
► Food for thought: Why museums around the world are celebrating fashion's great rebels, article by Kaat Debo (CNN Style, May 26, 2017)
Taking place at FIT as part of the Love Your Library series, designer Michael Schmidt & architect Francis Bitonti recently discussed their creation of the world's first fully articulated 3D-printed gown. Here’s a clip, produced by Michael Schmidt Studios, exlaining how the dress was created.
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