Flannels, herringbone- and tartans-weaves are usually associated with gentlemans clothing from Great Britain. Especially in the wintertime, fabrics inspired by the above and transformed for interior-use, create a warm and cosy atmosphere and can whistle away November-blues. Look at trendy colourways such as sage, aubergine or mustard combined with the more classic grey? Which, we have learned, comes in many more than fifty shades. When used for cushions, throws or even upholstery on sofas, chairs or poufs, they make a difference, like singing an old tune with quite a few new notes…
Carlucci, Holland & Sherry, Pierre Frey, Osborne & Little, Jim Thompson
Putting together patches of fabric and creating something new is a craft, better yet an art: PatchArt as practised by Gesine Hennings in Hamburg, Germany.
See this example of cuddly soft mohair, sewn in a grit and accented with scraps of a vintage tie. A cosy throw blanket for an afternoon nap.
Just the right piece to have in November…
The interior-fabric „Olmo“ by Sahco is quite a delicate design of leaves. When you brush over it, you sense the structure of the leaves, almost like veins, as seen in a white, almost silvery colour on a light blue ground.
„Olmo“ by Sahco, Schaumaufdruck auf Leinen
Chrysanthemums (), sometimes called mums or chrysanths, are flowering plants of the genus Chrysanthemum in the family Asteraceae. They are native to Asia and northeastern Europe. Most species originate from East Asia and the center of diversity is in China. There are countless horticultural varieties and cultivars.
Fall is here – the colour of the leaves are changing, some have already fallen to the ground and create pretty pictures. The theme of leaves is an attractive one for fabric-designers. Results are loud and clear as well as subtle – which I prefer. See here an example by Osborne & Little, in two colourways – just beautiful!
fabric by O&L
Flowers on canvas – a classic. But this canvas is so thin, the light comes through,
its a wonderful decoration for a window for example in a summer house or cabin.
Manufactured by Designers Guild, London. Brandnew.
This fabric pictures hortensias, first painted then printed for
production, since it can be bought by the metre. Romantic.
To add an up-todate touch, some digital flowers have sneakred in.
Do you find it? The fabric is by Designers Guild, London.