Arts & Crafts Period Textiles from the workshop of Dianne Ayres

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An Arts & Crafts style home is distinguished as much by its friendly comfortable atmosphere as it is by its architecture, furniture and other objects.

We create textiles in techniques as used at the turn-of-the-century; applique, hand embroidery, and hand stencilling. Embroideries are available completed or as kits.

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It is our pleasure to offer current production
of Arts & Crafts design textiles. We work with collectors and enthusiasts wishing to decorate in the style as well as others who appreciate the designs and the art of handcrafts.

above: Dining table with crossing Ginkgo Table Scarves and Ginkgo long-stem Curtains

Crossing table scarves and ginkgo designs were classic features of Gustav Stickley's Craftsman Workshops.
Read more about textiles in Craftsman interiors
(the first article from our
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Upcoming Events

San Francisco Antiquarian
Book Print & Paper Fair
Saturday, Feb. 1st 10am-7pm
& Sunday, Feb 2nd
10am-5pm

Fort Mason
Festival Pavilion

Antiquarian books, ephemera, fine press books and maybe a few textiles! We will also representing Clinker Press.

Click here for more info on the event.

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February 21-23, 2014
Arts & Crafts Conference and Show at the Grove Park Inn, Asheville, North Carolina

This is "the big show" of the year -with lectures, an antiques show, contemporary craftsfirm show and many other events.

We will have a large exhibit and Dianne, along with Andre Chaves, will present the small group discussion "What have we learned from the Arts & Crafts Movement "

We hope to see you there !

For more info call (828) 628-1915 or visit www.arts-craftsconference.com

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We have a limited number of our books on hand now.

Some information on curtains is online (see the link above.) For the full range of options our Print catalog including small swatches
and our
Full set of fabric samples
are the best way to determine the appropriate type of curtains for your home.

We were recent commissioned to make a panel for the Indianapolis Musuem of Art, Conservation Laboratory

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It is an honor to be included in this project.

Our hand stencilled and hand embroidery Iris border on Camel Irish Linen with the center panel of Limestone Irish Linen.

 

 

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Gustav Stickley likened the desired effect of a well designed room to the experience of nature;
"...plan and arrange the room that the sense of space and freedom is always felt, and so to preserve the relation between the natural background of the walls and floor and the more prominent furnishings in the room that each part is given its own value and falls into its own place as naturally and inevitably as the trees, hills, valleys and brooks combine in the harmonious relationship that makes a beautiful landscape."

Arts & Crafts Period Textiles • Dianne Ayres - proprietor
Telephone 510-654-1645 • Fax 510-654-1256 • email: ACPTextile@aol.com
5427 Telegraph Avenue, #W2 • Oakland, California 94609

Workshop open by appointment •