Tina Baine, DIY: Fabric of life

Tina Baine, DIY: Fabric of life
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco This 1953 strapless “Four-Leaf Clover” ball gown by Charles James — a voluminous show-stopper that took up quite of bit of museum real estate — wowed the audience with barely a hint of the architectural … Instead …
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Consumer Appeal for US-Made Apparel at Odds With Manufacturing Realities
“Customers who seek our brand usually know our jeans are manufactured domestically,” Chen said, adding that all but two styles of jeans are manufactured in San Francisco. “We feel quite strongly about having our clothing made at an equitable cost so we …
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Emil Lukas: Art from maggots, bubble wrap and sewing notions
A: One of the main inspirations is the physicality of thread. It's a great adhesive, and it's an amazing structural element at the same time. It has amazing pictorial potential. You go to an art supply store and look at paint, and you go to a sewing …
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Tracking down San Francisco's top-secret denim factory
Like a mini factory, bolts of fabric are stacked among a cutting table and various vintage sewing machines that aid in the seven or more steps, and two-and-a-half hours, that go into making one pair of jeans. Today, Heard helps … Rather than mine for …
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