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What is new and fabulous in our online store this month? Silks, woolens, cottons, buttons, lace trims, and more...each month brings new temptations!

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Information and tutorials for folks interested in antique Italian lacework, nouveau fashion, sewing techniques and much much more!

Holiday Events – Let the Festivities Begin

Join us for two events as we celebrate this festive season. Visit our Upcoming Events page for details.

 

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Halloween Costume Contest
Saturday, October 26 – all day

 

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Rendezvous at Britex
Saturday, November 2 – 3 PM – 5 PM

These events are free of charge, so bring your friends! We look forward to seeing you soon.

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Flapper Headband Tutorial

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Supplies
• ½ yard 1” wide stretch sequined trim
• 1/8 yard ostrich feathers
• 1 large decorative rhinestone or appliqué
• Needle and thread

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The Wizard of Oz pinafore

Thanks to Tina from New York for sending us this fabulous photo of her granddaughter Alora wearing a “Dorothy” pinafore in her school’s production of The Wizard of Oz. Tina made this with Britex’s 100% Italian cotton gingham. She adjusted the neckline and bodice of Simplicity #4136, and then backed the fabric with lightweight cotton to provide the additional body required in stage garments. Tina did a great sewing job!
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Burning Man-licious Fur Coat by Liza

Liza created this wondrous aqua fur coat for Burning Man. She used Butterick 4317 (a men’s Colonial costume.)
She wrote that “Every inch of that coat, pattern, thread, rhinestones and fabric, is ala Britex!!!” We adore the sparkling detailing on the shawl collar!
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