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Robbie Fanning Sewing Arts Collection, 1985-2002

Donor:
Fanning, Robbie
Physical description:
4.75 cu. ft. : 6 boxes
Type:
Correspondence
Collection descriptions
Manuals
Newsletters
Pamphlets
Periodicals
Photographs
Publications
Trade catalogs
Videocassettes
Date:
1985
1985-2002
2000-2010
20th century
1980-2000
Notes:
Fanning,a former teacher, started a publishing company called Open Chain Publishing, which specialized in sewing books. She published a quarterly newsletter called The Creative Machine, on the subject of sewing.
Summary:
Archival materials on the subject of sewing and sewing machines, including correspondence, Fanning's subject files, photographs, newsletters, product manuals, catalogs, trade literature, articles, reprints, sewing periodicals, and VHS videos.
Cite as:
Robbie Fanning Sewing Arts Collection, 1985-2002, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Clothing and dress
Machine quilting
Quilting
Sewing
Sewing machines
Local number:
2011.3021 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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