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Something New - Embellish Trims
If you haven't visited us in a bit, perhaps you have not seen these noteworthy items. Take a peek because they will be moving along soon!
Special Things - Embellish Trims
Items so special they require a category all their own. Many Items are one-of-a-kind and others we simply can't do without! You'll see what we mean...
These + Those - Embellish Trims
This and that, these and those... Perhaps seasonal items, treats we added on a whim, or goodies which captured us by surprise. In the best way!

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Wool Complements Wool

Wool Complements Wool

100% wool trim is a rare bird. The character it carries through its ever-so-slightly fuzzy appearance and three-dimensional loft make it quite unique. We scooped up the woven wool cloth at one of our favorite fabric shops, Textile Fabrics (Nashville). It was the natural choice for this jacket. Waiting quietly in the wings was a few-year-old Anne Klein/Vogue pattern with just the right amount of curves and lapel interest. We modified the lower front hemline to...

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Point D' Esprit Tunic

Point D' Esprit Tunic

This point d'esprit sat on a big bolt in a small, dimly-lit warehouse fabric store in Dallas. Its soft, weighty drape was too much to let lie. After sifting through patterns, we decided on McCall's 7742 and its many gathers to highlight the mesh. With this mesh-type fabric not being so stable, the search began for a companion piece...or two. To our delight, there was a plaid silk dupioni from "the stash" which coordinated nicely and added variety in...

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Capelet Blues

Capelet Blues

When we spotted this loosely-knit fabric at the fabric shop, it was the color that really spoke to us. The warm peacock blue intertwines with black yarn for a layered effect. Itch-to-Stitch's Cape Cod Capelet pattern fit perfectly with its loose, flowy form and minimal seams. Our suspicions about the persnickety nature of this knit, though, were quickly confirmed. Yikes! What a messy project this turned out to be. When cutting, pinning, sewing, or even just...

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