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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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* Inspiration *

1970s-Inspired

1970s-Inspired

Most things 70s-inspired grab our attention! The re-issue of this vintage McCall's pattern was certainly the impetus for creating this blouse. Now to find just the right fabric and trim combination! We found this lovely cloth on a shopping trip to Illumination Fine Fabrics in Fort Worth, Texas. Cross-weave linen is usually a fine choice, but especially so when woven into this delicious shade of mauve-purple. Matching it up...

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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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