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Date: 11/17/10 6:02 PM

"A Stitch in Time" - a 55 minute podcast about the dressmaking as a necessity, a career option, and a creative outlet can be found here.

On the same page is a link to a radio show from 1993 called "Running up a frock", and a brief newsreel of fashion students parading their garments from 1957. Fantastic!

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Date: 11/18/10 10:41 PM

Thanks for pointing this out. I enjoyed listening to it -- while sewing, of course!

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Date: 11/25/10 1:56 AM

I have really enjoyed listening to these two programmes, thankyou for pointing them out.

I would recommend them to everyone, they were so interesting

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Date: 11/25/10 10:33 AM

Thanks for this link. I listened while I got our part of the Thanksgiving meal together. I love learning about practical history and this was excellent.

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Date: 11/26/10 4:36 PM

Glad to see that some others enjoyed them, too.

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Date: 11/29/10 7:55 AM

I listened while sewing the buttons on my latest effort. It was very good and I approved of the value it put on sewing as a skill.

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