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News Archive for Apparel, Textiles, & Interior Design

  • October 10, 2008

    Students on the move

    Sarah Heidebrecht, graduate student in apparel and textiles, was awarded a Jewell Taylor National Fellowship at the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences annual conference this summer. In addition, she received the Best of Show award for her fiber art. The artwork, submitted to the Apparel, Textiles and Design Juried Showcase, was entitled "The […]

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  • October 10, 2008

    University press release: Apparel and textiles students to see how cotton becomes cloth

    MANHATTAN -- Several students from Kansas State University are heading to North Carolina Oct. 12-15 to learn how a key agricultural crop becomes cloth. K-State's Deb Brosdahl, associate professor of apparel, textiles and interior design, will lead the trip, which is supported by a $43,000 grant from Cotton Inc., the research and marketing company that […]

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  • October 10, 2008


    Costume museum to debut historic Nelly Don apron

    An historic Nelly Don apron makes its debut when the Kansas Museum Association meets Oct. 29-31 in Manhattan. The vintage apron, called a Handy Dandy, was donated recently to K-State's Historic Costume and Textile Museum. Justin Hall, which houses the collection, is the entrée course stop for the progressive dinner that opens the conference. The Handy […]

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  • October 3, 2008

    ATID student explains harm of buying fake designer fashion

    Erica Boatman, a senior in apparel design and in leadership studies, believes in educating consumers. "Though my epiphany about the world's intoxication with the fashion industry's gray-market goods transpired in Europe, American soil is no less guilty. In fact, we're one of the worst," she wrote in an editorial published in Friday's Collegian headlined "Counterfeit […]

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  • September 30, 2008

    Sellers, Brosdahl get Big 12 fellowships

    Deb Sellers, assistant professor in FSHS, and Deb Brosdahl, associate professor in ATID, have received Big 12 Faculty Fellowships for 2008-2009. Brosdahl will work with researchers from the University of Missouri and Iowa State to develop international connections that will lead to improved international education of apparel and textile undergraduates. Students need to develop a […]

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  • September 29, 2008


    Student team, Brosdahl in high cotton

    Deb Brosdahl, associate professor in Apparel, Textiles and Interior Design, will take eight students  to North Carolina in October to learn how an agricultural crop becomes cloth. With a $43,000 grant from Cotton Inc., Brosdahl and "Team Cotton" will travel to Raleigh to tour a cotton farm, a cotton gin, and a cotton mill. At […]

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  • September 15, 2008

    ID Symposium Poster

    5th Annual Interior Design Student Symposium

    October 16, 2008 K-State Alumni Center Contact Jennifer Rettele-Thomas, Director of Development for the College of Human Ecology, at 800-432-1578 or jenniferr@found.ksu.edu to register for the day’s events. Registration of $15.00 includes admission to all events including a buffet lunch please reserve by October 8th. See the poster for more information. Click the image to […]

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  • July 1, 2008

    K-State Professors envision the role of Interior Designers in a sustainable future

    MANHATTAN -- Kansas State University's interior design professors focus on sustainability in teaching and research so they can influence both the future of the interior design profession and the creation of a sustainable future. Barbara Anderson, associate professor in the department of apparel, textiles and interior design, said she and others in her department have […]

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  • June 6, 2008

    Shawnee county 4-H family earns state honor

    MANHATTAN, Kan. - A Shawnee County, Kan., family - Dan and Charlene Patton and their daughters Jana, Krista, Megan and Lori - has been selected as the Kansas 4-H Family of the Year. The award is given annually by the Kansas 4-H Foundation and was presented at the Emerald Circle Banquet June 5 in Manhattan, […]

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  • April 7, 2008

    Manhattan Arts Center exhibition includes mantles from K-State historic costume and textile museum's permanent collection

    MANHATTAN -- Some of the exotic robes vibrate in action-packed rugged reds and startling blacks. Others, in calm pastels, signify peace, well-being and maturity. Each intricately crafted creation is more message than wearable art. Each, according to artist Anita Luvera Mayer, symbolizes an aspect of women's lives. "They honor who we are and who we […]

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