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It's All Online - Right?

Wrong, wrong, wrong. One of the biggest myths of our current era is that, "Everything is available online."

There is indeed a great deal of research you can do online. But if only rely on online sources, and particularly if you only rely on the websites created by other costumers, you are looking at a fraction of the information commonly and easily available to you.

Detail of Camille, by Claude MonetA new character enters the scene. The moment you see them, before they open their mouth, you know exactly who they are. Why?

Lucet In this extensive beginner's guide, we'll look at lucet cording, fancy braiding and inkle and tablet weaving.

ImageHow do I know they'll pay, and won't ruin and try to return what I've made them? The answer to most business concerns is to have a good contract.

Historical bridal couple Wouldn't it be great to sew for a living? Here are a few of the pitfalls peculiar to sewing, and a few tips on how to make it work, too.

Betty Myers' wigsAlways dreamed of having one of those towering 18th century wigs? Some lessons from a workshop.


Lorna tells us about her life in sewing, from her first minidresses in the Sixties right through to a very modern bridalwear business!

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This versatile technique is seen from very early medieval period right through to the twentieth century and on all kinds of linen items.


This month I've bitten the bullet and taken the hot seat myself! Thank you very much for all your great questions, I had a terrible time trying to choose between them!





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