DIY Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas with Fabric and Trim

February 5, 2019

Giving valentines has been a popular tradition since the 1600’s. With the advent of reliable mail in the 19th century, the practice of giving those Victorian-inspired lacy valentines fairly exploded. Today, more than six million valentines are given in the U.S. alone. While store-bought chocolates and cards remain popular offerings of love, there’s something undeniably…

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Christmas is Coming! Bring on The Crafts!

November 26, 2018

With Christmas just around the corner, it’s time to deck those halls, hang up that mistletoe, and make your home festive for the holidays! Here at Dove Original Trims, we love finding fun ways to use affordable trims like satin blanket binding and Christmas ribbon to create one-of-a-kind home decor items. This year, our elves…

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1920s Flapper girl in Black and White

DIY Halloween Flapper Costume

October 15, 2018

Chasing down the perfect Halloween costume can be downright frustrating. Maybe you have visualized the perfect get-up, but still it can be a struggle finding this product online or in stores, with all details included. Thankfully, a do-it-yourself project can save the day. DIYs are the best way to get the dress you’re dreaming of…

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What is Bias Tape and Why Should I Buy it?

July 30, 2018

What is bias tape? Bias tape is made from strips of bias-cut fabric, and is most commonly used to finish garment edges, especially along necklines and armholes. Bias tape is available in a massive range of colors, fabrics, and styles. Despite the name suggesting otherwise, bias tape is not actually sticky – there’s no adhesive….

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How To Ribbonize Your Celebrations

May 15, 2018

Summer Events / Holidays Summer is short, so why not make the most of the season by throwing a big holiday bash this year? Decorating for your next summer event is easier and more affordable than you think when you ribbonize your celebrations. Whether you’re planning a big family reunion, a neighborhood barbeque, or an…

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DIY Lace Projects

January 31, 2018

DIY Lace for Dresses, Shirts, Jean Shorts & Other Projects…   What About Lace Makes It Ideal for D.I.Y Fashion Projects? Let us now further introduce you to that majestic woven fabric also known as “lace” – because it is something no craftsperson, fashionista or DIY clothing customizer should remain unaware of. The affordable nature…

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NEW 2017 Wrights Tape Colors At Dove Originals Trims

September 8, 2017

We are delighted to share with you that Wrights has released beautiful new colors in their packaged tapes line, and we will shortly have 10 new blanket binding colors in stock as well as 18 new shades of extra-wide double fold tape, a new color in fleece extra wide double fold binding, and 21 new…

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2017 Wrights Discontinued Tape Colors

September 4, 2017

Hello to our Dove Originals Trims customers. We want to give you a heads up on tape colors recently discontinued by Wrights. In wide single fold tape, 3 yards per package, the following colors are now discontinued: LEMON ICE LAVENDER JUNGLE GREEN BERRY BRICK SEAL BROWN GREEN GLOW. In quilt binding, 3 yards per package,…

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Even King Tut Loved Sequins…

March 3, 2017

It appears that a love of bling is not limited to the 21st century. When the tomb of King Tut (1341 B.C. – 1323 B.C) was discovered and opened in 1922, small gold disks were found sewn onto the King’s royal apparel. These golden disks were certainly a sign of great wealth, and down through…

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In the pink? Come spring you just might be….

February 15, 2017

According to the fashion mavens, pink just may be the “in” color this spring. Few colors are as divisive as pink, which the WSJ referred to recently as “a hue with more baggage than the arrivals terminal at JFK.” Some women see pink as a color for babies, others as a hue that brings a…

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