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Blogging about Silk as I Caress Sample Swatches

Lori Andreasen

Blogging about Silk as I Caress Sample Swatches

Working with and wearing silk is a fiber snob's dream. If you aren't used to sewing with silk, here are a few terms to know. momme  In simplest terms, momme weight describes the weight of 100 yards of silk, 45 inches wide, in pounds. If a  fabric is listed with a momme weight of 8mm, it means that 100 yards of the fabric weighs 8 pounds. crepe de chine: Silk crepe de chine, from the French “crepe of China”, is a famously versatile silk. It is lustrous and glossy with a subtle texture. Silk crepe is made with tightly twisted weft yarns running in reverse directions...


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Lori Andreasen

See What You've Been Missing ... Our First Ad!

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About Leather

Lori Andreasen

About Leather

It is difficult to buy leather online.  Shopping for leather in person is easier .... until you see the price tag. You can find a wider selection and value online, but can't reach out and touch the product. We touched the sample bags and will do our best to describe them for you.  I thought I would NEVER buy a leather bag online until I began looking for knitting bags for the store. I felt like a hypocrite. I carry my portable knitting project in a zippered cosmetic case. My favorite knitting bag is a Gucci hobo tote. I stopped carrying...


Still doing our nails...

Lori Andreasen

Very excited about the nail polishes available. We haven't seen anything like these in the stores or salons.


Elite99

Lori Andreasen

Elite99

We are importing Elite99 directly from the manufacturer. The company conducts both research and production of nail products. They have been exporting nail care products since 2015. They have the appropriate licenses and MSDS safety reports. Ingredient lists are available also - you can take the chemical engineer out of the field, but not out of the girl! Like many people, I am concerned about ingredients in food and cosmetics. The company also does "private label" manufacturing for companies in Europe and the United States. They do not sell "private label" brands to third parties like us. Their own brands provide excellent...

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