Click on this link in iTunes to download the 43'rd episode of the Enchanted by Sewing Audio Podcast, recorded in May
of 2016. Or listen directly on the web by clicking on this link.
This month's show is, Embellished and Printed, Reflections from a Historical Exhibit from an Historical Exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City - Fashion and Virtue: Textile Patterns and the Print Revolution, 1520–1620
In this Show
* Primero Pensamientos/First Reflections -
I reflect on this exhibit at the Met and also on how the exhibits I saw there, relate to my own current sewing and my interest in patterned fabrics history.
We go to the exhibit together. Remember that this is only Part 1 of this exhibit. I’ll take you back with me again, next month in the June show, for Part 2.
I mentioned the Tanna Lawn fabric for my cur.rent sewing project, that I purchased a few years back from Liberty of London. In this podcast "Laurel Loves London" I talked about a trip to Liberty
One of the items in the exhibit we visit in the current podcast comes from the Victoria and Albert in London (V&A). Below is a link to a walk I shared with you around the fashion gallery at the V&A.
-Fashion and Virtue: Textile Patterns
and the Print Revolution, 1520–1620
- Link to the 10th century block printed lions - that I think would make a great quilt block - Spoonflower would be my ticket! http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/448647
Ancient Egypt print block
Many wonderful links turn up when I searched on 'printed textiles' at the Met
"Nineteenth-Century European Textile Production