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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What's in A Name?

What’s in a name? A lot if we’re talking about color…

February 10, 2017

William Shakespeare famously asked in Romeo and Juliet, “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Apparently Will never had to contend with trim manufacturers and their casual and sometimes whimsical (chocolate souffle?) assignment of color names. While most folks can agree somewhat on a…

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Bulk Blanket Binding

Bulk Blanket Binding? What’s that?

February 8, 2017

There are two ways to purchase blanket binding. One option is to purchase packaged blanket binding, often made by Wrights, which has 4-3/4 yards per package. Another option is to purchase blanket binding in 25 yards “bulk” rolls. This binding is not a Wrights product but is made independently by a manufacturer here in the…

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