From ancient Egypt to the present, sparkly embellishments have enhanced special garments.
Turn ribbon into a pretty textural trim, then transform the trim into a stunning blossom.
Download a pretty design for reverse appliqué.
Sew a blossom inspired by the embellishment on a vintage dress.
Open up to interesting closures: creative buttonholes mix function and fun.
Download a free motif template for a four-strand braid.
Vintage kimono embroidery gets a second life when appliquéd to a contemporary ready-to-wear denim jacket. Designer and sewer June Colburn explains the main requirement for using this technique is to choose…
Episode 12: Gail Patrice Yellen talks about her embellishing techniques, using fusible interfacing, and sewing over pins.
A source list of books on Japanese kimono and embellishment.
Replace bindings, facings, and hems with a decorative finish.
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