The belle époque was a a wonderfully rich period when fashioned changed with the speed of a French Cancan! A wealth of patterns and colours, extravagant hats and delicious accessories go to make up these elegant ladies, each one decorating a different Art Nouveau letter. And you’re the lucky ones: you don’t have to wear a corset anymore, you can just...
Your own initial, that of your mother or the initial of your favourite girlfriend , all of them decorated by Jean Patou, Jeanne Lanvin or Paul Poiret …. such a fun idea, isn’t it ? A real twenties style hat, fringes and a strings of pearls : you can be absolutely sure that all the personalised accessories that you will be embroidering from now on will be...
This particularly elegant alphabet will simply enchant even the most refined amongst you. If you admire this neo-classical style, we are sure that you will find a hundred and one different ways to embroider these initials on a glasses case, a small evening handbag, your household linen or even your towels. The Empress Josephine would be green with envy!
This alphabet is a true garden of delights where flowers are interwoven with their own initials. Pansy, tulip, buttercup or arum lily ? Find out which flower best suits your name, or the name of the person dearest to you.
The Vegetable garden alphabet is a really lovely idea that sorts out this amusing conundrum. T like Thomas or tomato, C like Christine or carrot – so once every initial of your tribe has been embroidered, everyone can say “it’s mine!” and, in addition, you will have a table worthy of the King’s vegetable garden!
The printed chart includes symbols and colour references (DMC) all on two pages. It is 113 points high by 158 points wide + alphabet and numbers. Your finished embroidery will measure 20,5 cm High x 28,5 cm wide whether you use 11 count linen or 5,5 count aïda. French Design.
Walking in a chiffon dress to Saint-Germain-des-Prés, in pencil skirt and on high heels to Avenue Montaigne, in black dress and pearl necklace to Opera or capri pants, ballerinas and marinière along the the Seine, this ABC is a delightful story of the legendary elegance of Parisians.
There is a distinct hint of retro about these paper dolls which both young and old will love. Throughout the whole alphabet, each different letter reminds us of something pretty or of an attractive story that we can make up as we go along. Rediscover your childhood by embroidering these letters just as soon as you can.
This young Parisian Miss alphabet chart has a feeling of sweet youth about it, recalling those mythic swinging years of the 60s and the 70s. It’s a real pleasure to enjoy the happy go lucky character of this chart. All the way from A through to Z, it offers a real elegance that goes from ponytail to socks !