Weather people are saying we have a chance of snow here in the Southern Mountains later in the week. I’ll probably look something like this when we go searching for the perfect tree.
And now for the news…
- When economics trump religious tradition, one is buried in wool.
- In local news, there were “Southern Belles” in the Asheville Christmas parade, and some observers were not having it.
- If you are a fan of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, here’s a story about the costumer, Donna Zakowska.
- Glamour magazine, in existence since 1939, will cease its print edition next year. I haven’t been a reader for years, but that magazine was so important to me in my formative years.
- “The artificial divide that exists between fine art and textiles (or applied/decorative arts, or craft) is a gendered issue.”
- BBC has an interesting slideshow and video on the oldest active silk velvet manufacturer in Italy
- This gives a whole new meaning to shopping as entertainment.
- Glasgow University has a farm with sheep, and now you can buy their yarn.
- The Cornell Costume Collection is presenting a new exhibition titled Women Empowered: Fashions from the Frontline. Opens December 6, 2018.
- Researchers at Indiana University, Bloomington, have compiled a database of 642 women artists. “A Space of Their Own will become something of a virtual museum.”