For most college students, a thesis means typing page after page, not working with a needle and thread. But for Mimi Prober, a 2012 graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, her senior project was a two-dress collection, created over hundreds of hours devoted to sorting antique lace remnants, draping, dyeing, hand-sewing, and beading.
In this article from Threads #166, we asked Mimi to talk about the process of creating her one-of-a-kind garments.
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Posted on Jul 27th, 2013 in design, fabric, embellishments, downloads, threads magazine, article, Threads #166