Venetian cutwork – not to be confused with Venetian needle lace – is a historical cutwork embroidery imitating Venetian needle lace (aka point de Venise). So Venetian embroidery is cutwork unlike point de Venise which is needle lace. Continue reading How To Make Venetian Cutwork Embroidery→
Hedebo embroidery is a historical open work or whitework embroidery which originated in Denmark in the mid-18th century. Hedebo embroidery (hedebo means heathland) can be rather geometric or very floral or a combination of both. There are two basic embroidery stitches used in hedebo lace: buttonhole and overhand stitch. Continue reading How To Make Hedebo Embroidery – Basic Stitches→
Are you an experienced sewist and wondering how you can sew faster? Below are 11 tried-and-true tips on how to speed up your sewing. Some tips may seem strange to you at first: 😉 like not to use pins or not to press seams. But these historical sewing tips really make sewing faster! 😀 Continue reading 11 Tips On How To Sew Faster→
Learn how to refashion your old clothes! Refashioning is perfect if you want to be more eco-friendly in your sewing and make creative, unique garments! And if you’re a sewing beginner, you can learn a lot about how clothes are made by refashioning your old clothes. Below are 10 tips on how to refashion your clothes if you’re just getting started with refashioning. 😀 Continue reading 10 Tips On How To Refashion Your Clothes – Beginner’s Guide→
Make this easy cold cream with only 3 ingredients. A simple & easy recipe from over 100 years ago for a perfect natural homemade moisturizer for today!
Cold cream has a long history: It has been used for 2000 years! This homemade 3-ingredient cold cream is the best historical or modern cold cream recipe I’ve tried so far! 😀 After making it for the first time, I liked it so much that it replaced all my store-bought hand and face creams. I now make it all the time for the whole family! And homemade cold cream is also a perfect gift. Continue reading Homemade 3-Ingredient Cold Cream From 100 Years Ago!→
Make homemade flaxseed hair gel! It’s an easy and simple recipe with only two ingredients!
DIY flaxseed hair gel is often used in the curly girl method to define your curls or waves. And flaxseed hair gel also protects your hair from damage. It’s easy and quick to make flaxseed hair gel at home. And what’s best, you only need two ingredients to make flaxseed hair gel! 😀 Continue reading How To Make Flaxseed Hair Gel→