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 contemporary production
of textiles inspired by Arts & Crafts design. 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

Upcoming Events

Hillside Club Members' Art Show
Saturday, Dec 5th, 2015
2286 Cedar Street, Berkeley CA


American Decorative Arts Forum
Legion of Honor, San Francisco
January 12, 2016, 8PM

"Artistic Textiles and Fashion - Unravelling Turn of the Century Design"
Dianne will lecture and hold a mini-exhibit of antique textiles.


February 19-21, 2016
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 a small group discussion
"So, what makes it Arts & Crafts?"

For more info call (828) 628-1915 or visit


We hope to see you there !

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

A recent embroidery panel

Poem (2012) and Design (2015) by Dianne Ayres

Hand embroidery by NaiChien (letters) and Dianne (all else)

39.5" x 62"

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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 • email:
5427 Telegraph Avenue, #W2 • Oakland, California 94609

Workshop open by appointment •