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Retail shops and Design Showrooms
which carry our work

  • Dalton's Antiques, Syracuse, New York
    1931 James Street. Tel. 315-463-1568
    Embroidery kits, completed pillows & table linens. Design services for curtains and custom items.

  • The Huntington Library - the giftstore carries a selection of our kits and completed items, San Marino, California
  • Debey Zito Fine Furniture & Design, custom design services - member of Artistic License
  • Voorhees Craftsman, Pasadena CA


Upcoming Events

July 31-August 2, 2015
Dianne will be showing many new one-of-a-kind pieces. We hope to see you there!

  • 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 the small group discussion "What have we learned from the Arts & Crafts Movement "

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

  • November 14-15, 2015
    Craftsman Weekend, Pasadena, California. Organized by Pasadena Heritage
    626-441-6333 www.pasadenaheritage.org

  • Early December , Hillside Club, Members Art Show. Berkeley, California. This show is held in a wonderful Arts & Crafts historic building. For details and year-round events, visit www.hillsideclub.org

  • At all shows, we will be exhibiting our completed embroideries, kits and have many curtain samples to show.

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Some of our colleagues:

Laura Wilder, Artist

In addition to "The Embroiderer" Laura has done a series of blockprints including, "The Quilter," "The Golfer" and "The Potter"; blockprints of nature scenery and pets. She also offers notecards and takes on custom commissions. See



Trimbelle River Stencils
Amy Miller offers pre-cut Arts & Crafts style stencils. I encourage you to create your own items!



Bradbury & Bradbury Art Wallpapers
Many of our textiles co-ordinate with and complement designs offered by Bradbury & Bradbury Art Wallpapers.

And more sites of interest

Artistic License - a Guild of Bay Area artisans



Costume Society of America



Hillside Club



Textile Society of America



The Institute for Figuring - Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef Project




Articles from our Newsletter

Volume 1 - Gustav Stickley’s Textiles in the Craftsman Interior

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Directions to our workshop (open by appointment)

From Highway 24 West, take Telegraph Avenue Exit, turn left onto Telegraph, turn right onto 55th and left into parking lot just before the underpass.

From Highway 24 East, take 51st/Martin Luther King exit, stay to left for MLK, at 55th Street turn right, cross Shattuck and underpass, immediatly turn right into parking lot. Park in this main section of the parking lot, we are down the covered hallway in suite W2.


Arts & Crafts Period Textiles • Dianne Ayres - proprietor
Telephone 510-654-1645 • email: ACPTextile@aol.com

5427 Telegraph Avenue, #W2 • Oakland, California 94609
Workshop open by appointment •