Something old, something new ….
People ask us all the time about the sewing machines we use at the school, expecting some brand new whiz-bang computerized machines that will do everything imaginable – perhaps even by themselves! They are terribly disappointed when we tell them they are mere humble 1950’s vintage all metal industrial strength Singer 306k models. Industrial strength…
Hope everyone (here in Canada anyway) had a really good Thanksgiving celebration! Our friends in the UK have already celebrated ‘Harvest Festival’, and our friends in the US will celebrate Thanksgiving at the end of November. Whenever, you celebrate it – it’s a good thing to be thankful and openly grateful for all the good things in…
Couture Reigns Again
Welcome! Today is my first blog day, so to all those experienced bloggers please forgive me for any glaring ignorance of blog protocol I may have committed. I’m going to start off with reference to an article that excited me to no end, from a newsletter subscribed to from the Center for Pattern Design in the US. Although,…
Welcome to Ecole Holt Couture!
Welcome to Ecole Holt Couture’s new blog! Ecole Holt Couture is a school for couture sewing and design based in Calgary, Alberta.