Monthly Archives: February 2014
The Clothing institute is offering academic writing workshops for BSc. final year students and MSc. researchers. Already two workshops for the MSc. researchers of Bangladesh University of Textiles (BUTex) have been organised in January 2014. Further details of the workshops can be downloaded from the following links:
1) First Workshop on MSc. Thesis Writing
The Clothing Institute organised the 1st Academic Writing Workshop on how to write an MSc. Thesis on 26 Jan 2016. The small group workshop was attended by faculty members and researchers from Bangladesh University of Textiles, Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology, Ahsanullah University of Science & Technology, Daffodil International University, Privatization Commission of GoB and Square Textiles Ltd. Out of the 7 participants, 6 are currently postgraduate researchers at the Bangladesh University of Textiles. Even though the event was designed for the textile engineers, a faculty member of the computer science department of the Daffodil International University also took part in the workshop and actively participated and as well as enjoyed it. The workshop was conducted by Dr. Abu Sadat Muhammad Sayem. Read the rest of this entry
It is a little known fact that the needle was one of humankind’s first tools. Over the centuries it developed from a simple craft item to the precision tool for modern sewing machines, constantly adapted for new industrial applications and requirements. The use of sewing today does not stop at garments and furnishings, but is equally important for car seats and airbags meeting high technical safety standards. The needle has played a major part in the development of our civilization and our standard of living.
Ancient Sewing Needles
Bone NeedleThe most ancient sewing needles, which date back to 28,000 BC, did not have an eye but a split end which gripped the thread to be sewn (often raffia, gut or sinew). Needles from later than 17,500 BC already had the two features characteristic of the hand sewing needle today… the eye at one end and the tapering point at the other end. They were made from the materials available to human society at the time, for example, bones and antlers. Read the rest of this entry