Elias Howe (July 9, 1819 – October 3, 1867) was an American inventor and sewing machine pioneer. He was born in Spencer, Massachusetts.
Howe spent his childhood and early adult years in Massachusetts where he apprenticed in a textile factory and then for a master mechanic.
Contrary to popular belief, he invented the sewing machine yet many other people, including Walter Hunt, had worked on the idea of such a machine before him. However, Howe refined these ideas into a… Continue
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ARTICLE BY A FREE LANCE WRITER ALAN BEGGEROW .
There are many schools of thought and belief about the origins of humans. Some purely religious, some purely scientific, some mix the two. Regardless of which school of thought, it seems obvious that the first humans on this earth lived in warm climates. I suppose there are those who will argue about this, but I am proceeding under the assumption that the first humans lived in a climate that was sufficiently warm to keep them alive… Continue
Added by Fashion Street on February 10, 2009 at 8:30am —
It's winter and it's pretty safe to say that people are trying to bundle up and stay warm!
One of the hottest ongoing trends for this winter is the oversized scarf. This winter - the newest trend is the INFINITY SCARF. An endless circle of warmth and comfort. Great for those chilly days on the town, or just as an accent piece to spice up your outfit.
DEGAINE has released an incredible infinity scarf ... sheer gauze knit, and fringe edges for the… Continue
Added by shopmoderne on February 10, 2009 at 2:00am —
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In the spirit of the season, we are offering a free gift with purchase .. no matter the size of your order.
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Added by shopmoderne on February 10, 2009 at 1:35am —
I was very excited to hear the Domenico Vacca will be having its first Fashion Show in the United States. His fashion show debut will be during Mercedes Benz 2009 Fall/Winter Fashion Week at Bryant Park.
The reason I am so interested in Domenico Vacca is not only because of the look but also because they go beyond what great quality clothing is, to them its more, it's an art of sorts.
Added by Robert on February 9, 2009 at 3:18pm —
THE ISS TRADESHOW WILL BE IN SCHAUMBERG , IL ON AUGUST 10-12. IF YOU HAVE ANY INFO ON UP COMING SHOWS PLEASE LET US KNOW!
Added by Maurice Dante' on February 9, 2009 at 1:19pm —
Conditions in the US and Japan have cause sales at Christian Dior to halt, and drop 6.9 percent. the company gave no predictions for 2009 but said it's objective would be to “increase the flexibility of its organization and to continue its growth strategy of developing very high-end, iconic products.”
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: one of the popular methods of coloring textiles whereby the material and the dye liquor are held under steam pressure in a closed jig, kier, or vessel. The plan is to provide a quicker dyeing when temperatures necessary are above the boiling point of 212 degrees Fahrenheit.
The idea behind the Fashion Industry Network is to help educate one another. Therefore, I thought that I would use the blog feature to provide a few definitions regarding… Continue
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As I get closer to the launch of my new collection, I figured some of my fellow fashionistas might want to track newest progress, request to be on our mailing list, or get more info.
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Added by Heather on February 7, 2009 at 2:03pm —
Not only is the February Issue of Mylookbook online www.mylookbook.com.au , I'm very excited to be able to be giving away a $3000 Fashion Prize Pack to one lucky subscriber on February 28th. Combining gift vouchers to online stores & boutiques, clothing, accessories and jewellery, this will a very nice start to somebody's winter wardrobe!
I hope you enjoy the new issue & good luck!
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Added by Krista on February 6, 2009 at 6:38pm —
The classic straight suit with a floral print lining, the multi-coloured stripe on a men’s sock, the ‘well-made, good quality, interesting fabric, easy to wear. No bullshit clothing.” This is the style of Paul Smith.
Paul Smith has become known for taking traditional British tailoring to the younger slicker crowds by incorporating classic design with a quirky underlining. He takes the traditional and mixes it with the modern to create a… Continue
Added by Fabric-Store on February 6, 2009 at 4:00pm —
Due to an all time low of viewership last year (a measly 32 million viewers), the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is not divulging all of the presenters for the upcoming show, meaning they won't have to walk the red carpet. This has put some stress on designers who worry that their work will not be seen on the glamorous night, which has been referred to as "fashion biggest stage" by WWD.
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Added by Raven on February 6, 2009 at 12:01pm —
It’s time to get rolling, friends. The patience has now come to an end. As scheduled, the Garmenting Accessories Expo’ 09 has seen its launch, successfully on the 1st February, Sunday. Thanks to the team behind fibre2fashion’s online trade fairs, they never fail to keep any promise. Indeed.
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I have applied to Kwantlen University in Richmond, BC, and am now needing to put together my portfolio. Does anybody have some advice for me about what it should look like or include?
Added by Kirstyn on February 6, 2009 at 12:52am —
It’s always a good time to save money, but now more than ever I think we are all looking for ways to reduce our monthly expenditures without sacrificing our beauty routines. Well, I have good news for you all! Bliss
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