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Giveaway – “Fashion from the Frame”

I recently stumbled across mention of an exhibit at the Bavarian National Museum titled “Mode aus dem Rahmen,” or Fashion from the Frame, focusing on “precious embroidered clothing of the late 18th century.”  Naturally, I wanted to learn more – and see some pictures! I did find the museum website, as well as a blog post
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Button Freebie

After a bit more tweaking, I’m finally happy with how the 18th century suit button is looking.  What do you think? This is silk thread on creamy silk satin, wrapped around a wooden button mould from Burnley and Trowbridge.  The finished button is only 1″ across.  I think it looks even more gorgeous and delicate
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Cutwork borders – a tutorial and a freebie!

One of the features in my first few designs is the option to make a cutwork border as part of the embroidery process, creating a neatly finished edge like you find in hand sewn and manufactured goods. Since this may not be familiar to many of you, I wanted to post a quick tutorial as well as a freebie so
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