Monday, June 24, 2013

Ida McKinley dress article in Piecework magazine!

Betsy Butler's fabulous article about Ida McKinley's dresses is in the new issue of Piecework magazine!  The article is long and includes several photos of her dresses.  Pick up a copy to read all about the project and the lovely details on Ida's dresses.

In related news, we are THRILLED to annouce that we have received a grant from the Bay and Paul Foundations for conservation work on her dresses!  We now having funding in place to do 3 of the 20 gowns identified for conservation.  Our textile conservator is coming this week to get started!

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