Archives 11/6 – 11/12 2005-2008

It’s been unseasonably warm here -not that I’m complaining, okay, maybe I am- with highs ranging from the mid 60’s to the low 70’s. I’m wary of contradiction; akin to being paralleled parked between enjoyment and apprehensive of the inevitable. Winter isn’t my favorite time of year. So how is it in your corner of the world? Has anyone started their holiday shopping? Oh forget I asked. We can count on someone chirping (bleh, and not even smugly) that they finished theirs in July. I plan to make some gifts this year but have I started? No, I have not and I’ve yet to devise a manner of wrapping and gifting my good intentions. Seriously, maybe I’ll work on this next week. I have a new toy to show off that helps make certain things. Like fringe. Now I have to find things to put it on that won’t look too lame. I tell you, when I grow up, I want to be a grown up.

As ever, here are this week’s entries from the archives. Have a great weekend.

November 6, through November 12, 2005
The Apparel Engineering and Needle Trades Handbook
Garment design copyrights & patents
Outdoor sewing sites
Lean manufacturing is resiliency
Designers at craft fairs
Patently arrogant
Patterns in the middle of nowhere

November 6, through November 12, 2006
Chicago vs NY sewing contractor
The cathartic twisted ouroboros torus
Fabric for the birds?
Quality Control for the Apparel Industry

November 6, through November 12, 2007
Zero fabric waste fashion design
Pattern Puzzle: Mark Liu
Made to measure manufacturing
How to hire a production facilitator
News from you 11/9/07
Pop Quiz #468
Theatre de la Mode

November 6, through November 12, 2008
New Product Safety Regulations That Affect ALL Manufacturers
How to represent or distribute a line of handbags?
How to enter the U.S. market -from a contractor
Pop Quiz #480 pt.2

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