What are Heirloom Garments?
When I think of the word “heirloom”, I immediately think of something old that’s been in a family for a long time. In fact, when I searched for the definition of heirloom, here’s what I found: a valuable object that has belonged to a family for several generations. But it took me a number of times trying several different combinations of words to find that definition of heirloom. That’s because heirloom is also a type of sewing that uses fine fabrics and delicate sewing techniques like lace insertion, tucks, and embroidery. These terms were once used to refer to French hand sewing; howe