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Purls Of Wisdom : Motivational Factors Of Contemporary Women Knitters, Catherine A. Hunt Jan 2005

Purls Of Wisdom : Motivational Factors Of Contemporary Women Knitters, Catherine A. Hunt

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

Until recently, little attention has been paid to the importance of textile arts in women's lives, and virtually no research has been done on the effects of knitting. This study sought to understand the motivational factors of contemporary women knitters and illustrate that knitting is an important part of their lives. Information was gathered from 13 women of the greater Des Moines - Ames, Iowa area, through semi-structured, open-ended interviews. While half of the knitters learned to knit in their youth from family members, others learned when they were older from friends or as part of a class. Women knit ...


Perceived Importance Of Personal Sales Assistance And In-Store And Nonstore Patronage, Wi-Suk Kwon Jan 2001

Perceived Importance Of Personal Sales Assistance And In-Store And Nonstore Patronage, Wi-Suk Kwon

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

A series of stepwise multiple regression analyses were performed to test the proposed relationships addressed in the research questions. The results from the factor analyses revealed three dimensions of perceived importance of personal sales assistance: Professionalism, Personalization, and Appearance. Regression results suggested that there were significant relationships between a variety of consumer characteristics and perceived importance of each dimension of personal sales assistance. Perceived importance of personal sales assistance was also found to have some effect on consumers' in-store and non-store patronage behavioral intentions. In addition, support was found for the direct effects of fashion and apparel shopping orientation, and ...


Health Problems Associated With Women's Fashionable Shoes, 1870-1930, Vicki Lynn Dirksen Jan 1998

Health Problems Associated With Women's Fashionable Shoes, 1870-1930, Vicki Lynn Dirksen

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

http://0-www.worldcat.org.library.simmons.edu/oclc/40262266


African American Male Executive Dress : Issues Of Aesthetics, Conformity And Ethnic Identity, Harriet Jean Mcleod Jan 1998

African American Male Executive Dress : Issues Of Aesthetics, Conformity And Ethnic Identity, Harriet Jean Mcleod

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

http://0-www.worldcat.org.library.simmons.edu/oclc/39284570


Gender Role Orientations Of Divorced Women As Related To Interest In Clothing And Body Satisfaction, Keun Young Oh Jan 1995

Gender Role Orientations Of Divorced Women As Related To Interest In Clothing And Body Satisfaction, Keun Young Oh

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Merchandise Assortment Planning : Analysis Through Computer Simulation, Dana Michelle Rupe Jan 1994

Merchandise Assortment Planning : Analysis Through Computer Simulation, Dana Michelle Rupe

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Relationship Of Sport Commitment, Task Involvement, And Role Knowledge To Female Bicyclists Use And Interests In Sport Apparel, Marsha Ann Casselman Jan 1990

Relationship Of Sport Commitment, Task Involvement, And Role Knowledge To Female Bicyclists Use And Interests In Sport Apparel, Marsha Ann Casselman

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

http://0-www.worldcat.org.library.simmons.edu/oclc/21207980


Advice On Dress And Grooming For Business Women In Selected Women's Periodicals, 1920-1940, Teresa Claire Brown Jan 1990

Advice On Dress And Grooming For Business Women In Selected Women's Periodicals, 1920-1940, Teresa Claire Brown

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

http://0-www.worldcat.org.library.simmons.edu/oclc/22400405


Development And Testing Of A Computer Simulation For Use In Apparel Design, Angela Lynn O'Riley Jan 1988

Development And Testing Of A Computer Simulation For Use In Apparel Design, Angela Lynn O'Riley

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Construction Techniques Used On Women's Dresses And Wraps During The 1860s, Patricia Marie Haviland Jan 1983

Construction Techniques Used On Women's Dresses And Wraps During The 1860s, Patricia Marie Haviland

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

http://0-www.worldcat.org.library.simmons.edu/oclc/10461935


The Fresh-Water Pearl Button Industry In Muscatine, Iowa : 1890-1910, Rebecca Hatfield Meints Jan 1981

The Fresh-Water Pearl Button Industry In Muscatine, Iowa : 1890-1910, Rebecca Hatfield Meints

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Clothing Values As Related To Clothing Inactivity And Discard, Darlene Fratzke Jan 1976

Clothing Values As Related To Clothing Inactivity And Discard, Darlene Fratzke

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Rural Dress In Southwestern Missouri Between 1860 And 1880, Susan E. Mcfarland Jan 1976

Rural Dress In Southwestern Missouri Between 1860 And 1880, Susan E. Mcfarland

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

http://0-www.worldcat.org.library.simmons.edu/oclc/17560937


Reactions Of Selected Iowa State University Students To The Dashiki And The Black Panther Party Costume, Madeline Hunt Brown Jan 1972

Reactions Of Selected Iowa State University Students To The Dashiki And The Black Panther Party Costume, Madeline Hunt Brown

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

http://0-www.worldcat.org.library.simmons.edu/oclc/26991853


Use Of Hip Silhouettes For Skirt Pattern Alterations, Sister. Reed Jan 1963

Use Of Hip Silhouettes For Skirt Pattern Alterations, Sister. Reed

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Relationship Of Hip Area Measurements, Body Silhouettes, And Figure Types, Sister. Philipsz Jan 1962

Relationship Of Hip Area Measurements, Body Silhouettes, And Figure Types, Sister. Philipsz

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Relationship Of Hip Area Measurements, Body Silhouettes, And Figure Types, Sister Mary Liguori Philipsz Jan 1962

Relationship Of Hip Area Measurements, Body Silhouettes, And Figure Types, Sister Mary Liguori Philipsz

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Practices In Purchasing Certain Textiles And Clothing Of Home Economics Students In The Four Negro Colleges In Arkansas ..., Corrie Johnson Jarrett Jan 1948

Practices In Purchasing Certain Textiles And Clothing Of Home Economics Students In The Four Negro Colleges In Arkansas ..., Corrie Johnson Jarrett

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Type And Amount Of Informative Labeling Found On Children's Clothing, Sizes 2 To 8 Inclusive ..., Anna Kathryn Morrison Jan 1946

Type And Amount Of Informative Labeling Found On Children's Clothing, Sizes 2 To 8 Inclusive ..., Anna Kathryn Morrison

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Micro-Determination Of Water Absorption In Cotton Fibers ..., Louise Isabelle Marshall Jan 1940

Micro-Determination Of Water Absorption In Cotton Fibers ..., Louise Isabelle Marshall

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.