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The Art of Picking Vintage Textiles (as Told by a Fabric Hound) (3/21/12)
DSC01581I’ve been called a Fabric Hound, a Shmutra and a Picker and really all are just dandy with me. But … More >>

Marghab Linens—The Finest Embroidery Ever Made (4/23/09)
Yellow and white Margandie and linen placemat and napkin in the Iris design.Imagine a tablecloth of the finest Irish linen, embroidered with the best French embroidery floss in a design of exquisite … More >>

Stamenic’s Antique Carpet Ride (1/26/09)
Bakshaish village rugBy Mark Jaffe Zoran Stamenic’s grandfather was a woolmonger and carter in a small Serbian town near Belgrade. His grandparents’ home … More >>

Whimsical Tammis Keefe Handkerchiefs (1/26/09)
Tammis Keefe did a series of linen towels and handkerchiefs with dog and cat themes. This momma cat and her kittens came in several different color schemes.By Lynda Kolski WorthPoint Worthologist If you’re a collector of handkerchiefs, scarves or printed kitchen textiles, then you’ve probably come across some … More >>

Party On with Inaugural Collectibles (1/20/09)
Obama cuff linksIn the mood to party, but it’s too late for New Year’s Eve? Too early for the Super Bowl? How … More >>

How to Repair Vintage Fur Yourself (1/15/09)
To attach sable pelts to a coat, I threaded a huge leather needle with quadruple thread and, my fingers aching, I kept sewing until the job was done. Vintage fur can be fragile. Air, light, heat, insects and accidents all contribute to causing damage to your precious garment. … More >>

Warlick Ready for ‘Obamabilia’ Madness (1/15/09)
Crystal paperweight with 2009 inaugural sealBefore the election in 2008, WorthPoint Worthologist and presidential memorabilia expert Jim Warlick’s Button Poll predicted that Barack Obama would … More >>

Turnipseed Reaps Diverse Collecting Crop (1/12/09)
Examples of BakeliteIt started with a cardboard box at a garage sale purchased for $1. In the box was a plastic jewelry … More >>

Top Obama Inaugural Collectibles (1/9/09)
New York Post day after electionSuperstar Will Smith got teary. Ellen Malcolm, founder of Emily’s List called it “a proud moment in our nation’s history.” Great Britain’s … More >>

Persian Lamb: Telling the Genuine from the Faux (1/6/09)
faux-persian-lamb-jacket-with-white-mink-collarPersian Lamb is a beautiful fur. It’s warm, rather sturdy and can be sporty or dressy. It comes in different … More >>

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