Needlework Papers

  • Everyday Use By Alice Walker

    1258 words, 6 pages

    Esthetic Heritage vs. Culture Heritage A response to Alice Walker's “Everyday Use” “Everyday Use”, by Alice Walker, is set in the late 1960s or early 70s and tells the story of a mother and her two daughters--Maggie and Dee and their conflicting ideas about their identities and ancestry. The mother narrates the story of the day one daughter, Dee, visits from college and clashes with the other daughter, Maggie, over the possession of an heirloom quilt. Through the description of Dee's visit, the author shows how the two daughters' perspectives and appreciation of thei

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    The History Of The Sewing Needle

    1252 words, 6 pages

    It is hard to Imation that a small thing like a hand sewing needle has had a major role in the history of humans. Some facts and history about the hand sewing needle are very interesting. One of the first sewing needles was made from bone and was used to sew animal hides together for clothing. One of the oldest known bone sewing needles was found in what is now southwestern France and has been estimated to be over 25,000 years old. (Beggerow, 2009) “A variety of archaeological finds illustrate sewing has been present for thousands of years. The Romans left elaborate traces of their sewing t

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    Evaluate The Changes Dore-dore Has Made In Its Children's Knitwear Division

    1268 words, 6 pages

    1. Evaluate the changes Dore-Dore has made in its children's knitwear division. How does the performance of the traditional operations and the cellular manufacturing system differ? For example, how does work-in-process inventory change when cells are implemented? Traditional Operations: Under traditional operations, Doré-Doré’s production batch size in sewing, on average, was 200 pieces of the same style and color, with an average of eight different sizes within a batch. The knitwear sewing contained 55 sewing machines installed and was staffed by 42 workers (Exhibit 7

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