News about Fabric Fashion
Fabric art exhibit opens Jan. 29 at National WWI Museum
KANSAS CITY, MO. – “Remember Me.” “Souvenir de France.” “Mother Dear.” “Merci!” These and countless other sentiments are expressed in the fabric art that came from World War I. A special exhibition on fabric art during the Great War will debut Jan. 29 at the National WWI Museum and Memorial.
Swatch of fabric from Hindenburg sells for more than $36K
BOSTON (AP) – A swatch of canvas recovered from the wreckage of the Hindenburg has sold for more than $36,000 at auction.
Colonial Williamsburg readies two shows of historic textiles
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — Two new textile exhibitions will open at the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg on December 3, and are sure to delight museum visitors. Stitched in Time: American Needlework, an exhibition of nearly 60 examples of bedrugs, whitework, embroidered hand towels, quilted petticoats, samplers, mourning and commemorative needlework, crewelwork, needlework with religious and […]
Vintage Halloween collectibles: so popular, it’s scary
NEW YORK — Halloween ranks among the biggest holidays in the vintage collectibles market, second only to Christmas. Halloween-themed offerings range from the whimsical to the downright scary. Movie monster figures, dolls and build-your-own-creature model kits have long been popular with Halloween-focused collectors. The material has evolved from toys built by and played with by […]