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Fashion Friday, Style Catalogue

Fashion Friday

25.08.17 | Comment?

Home sewers; get in! This book celebrates the ethics and charms of the homemade garment.

Syndetics book coverFolk fashion : understanding homemade clothes / Amy Twigger Holroyd.
“Amy Twigger Holroyd draws on ideas of fashion, culture and craft to explore makers’ lived experiences of creating and wearing homemade clothes in a society dominated by shop-bought garments. Using the innovative metaphor of fashion as common land, Folk Fashion investigates the complex relationship between making, well-being and sustainability. Twigger Holroyd combines her own experience as a designer and knitter with first-hand accounts from folk fashion makers to explore this fascinating, yet under-examined, area of contemporary fashion culture.” (adapted from syndetics summary)


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