29 October 2009

French General

We have a gorgeous book & French country-inspired gift collection from Moda Home.

Historically, young French girls embroidered their initials on their finest linens.

The initialled letters were always blood red because red was a strong & endurable dye that could be easily seen.

"French General - Home Sewn" by Kaari Meng contains 30 French-inspired projects for every room in the house.

"French General - Home Sewn" by Kaari
($55.00 + postage)
The French theme is used in the gift range shown below, that includes a sewing case, sewing bag & note book.

French General - Sewing Case ($28.90 + postage)
French General - Sewing Bag ($74.90 + postage)

French General - Note Book ($38.90 + postage)

28 October 2009

Made in France

Ooh la la ... more French-inspired craft books!

A little thread, some linen, a needle & a few easy stitches, "Made in France" includes more than 50 pretty projects worked in cross stitch, stem stitch or French knots.

Elegant & timeless in red, white & blue, these exquisite needlecraft motifs can be used in a multitude of ways to create unique gifts & home accessories.

"Made in France" with Agnes Delage-Calvet, Anne Sohier-Fournel, Muriel Brunet & Francoise Ritz ($34.95 + postage)

Be inspired by the earthy texture & elegant shades of linen & a stash of irresistible ribbons.

"Linen & Thread" by Monique Lyonnet shows you how to use this versatile fabric to create & embellish 40 beautiful accessories for the home.

"Linen & Thread" by Monique
($34.95 + postage)