All seams possible at High Point Spring 2019 Market. Loved seeing all the earthy trends! Who knew macrame would make such a strong comeback? Tell me your favorite seam trend and we will try on on a slipcover soon!
Always heard if you've got nice legs you should show them off! This little footstool's cabriole legs were left bare underneath a short fan pleated skirt. The antique linen hand selected for this creation is specially processed so that it can be used and washed for many generations to come.
My love affair with antique chairs began a few years ago in The High Point Antique & Design Center. It was there that I heard Toma Haines, the diva in The Antiques Diva & CO, give a presentation on European chairs. Sounded more soap opera than history lecture, and I was inspired to book with one of her diva guides, a slipcover reconnaissance through Italy. Not long after, I was propositioned by Pandora de Balthazar about making slipcovers using her much sought after Old World antique linen. Here's where the truckload of furniture comes in ...
Thinking back to one of my happiest moments. Driving a truckload of furniture from High Point. Stay tuned for more of the story ...
As summer winds down, I digress from fabric and look to the garden for inspiration. I'm planting chairs these days. What grows in your garden?
Sweet sweet summer is slowly slipping away … and will end with the annual ferry over to Ocracoke Island … but I'll take a look back before welcoming autumn.
I'm a sucker for a book signing. Nice to hear talented expert Christophe Pourny speak in High Point last week. Oui! Oui!