Melanie Falick is the publishing director of STC Craft/Melanie Falick Books, an imprint of Stewart, Tabori & Chang and Abrams Books. The former editor-in-chief of Interweave Knits magazine, she is the author of five books (with over 400,000) copies in print, including Weekend Knitting, Knitting in America, and Kids Knitting.
Past Fashion Future
From Past Fashion Future:
#MakeShift2012—a series of conversations, workshops, and events around hand-craftsmanship for the fashion design industries during ICFF—starts tomorrow. Here’s the sched of events:
Tuesday May 15, 2012
MAKESHIFT: SHIFTING THOUGHTS ON DESIGN, FASHION, COMMUNITY, CRAFT, & DIY
Talk by Roseanne Cash, Natalie Chanin, Maria Cornejo & Andrew Wagner
6 pm - 9 pm!
The Standard, East Village, 25 Cooper Square
Thursday May 17, 2012
CRAFTING FASHION: A MAKESHIFT POP-UP SHOP BY ALABAMA CHANIN & BILLY REID
Crafted Fashion, Food, Music & Drink
Opening: 6 pm - until late
Billy Reid, 54 Bond Street
Friday May 18, 2012
ACTION & REACTION: DIY WORKSHOP & CLOSED-DOOR CONVERSATION
on Cloth, Craft, and Industrial Design around the Sewing Table
The Standard, East Village - Penthouse
Saturday May 19, 2012
CRAFTING DESIGN: A MAKESHIFT CHAIR WORKSHOP @ PARTNERS & SPADE
Chairs provided by Krrb. Furniture photo-booth with Susanna Howe
12 pm - 4 pm!
Partners & Spade, 40 Great Jones Street
George Esquivel has spent the past 17 years designing and making shoes in California. He has spent the past decade operating his company, Esquivel, from a small manufacturing facility in Orange County, California. In 2009 George became a CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund finalist, and is now a CFDA member.