It was gratifying to have a good crowd and attentive audience for my CEU presentation in the San Francisco Fabricut showroom in March. Reviews on the IDCEC website were positive and I won’t pretend that all this validation wasn’t reassuring.
Kudos to all for having the vision, the tenacity, the chutzpah, to take this chance, bringing authentic textiles out of the hallowed halls of design centers and plopping them so emphatically into their customers’ living rooms.
Did I ever thank her for the inspiration, for being that beacon pulling me toward a career that would come to fill and fulfill my life, for showing me how to be firm and fair, demanding and understanding, professional and accessible?
Several readers of this blog have commented on the striking fabric used in the header. A quirk of the website template I use is that the header doesn’t have a caption, so I would like to publicly credit and thank the design’s creator, Mette Krebs Petersen, in this post. I have had the pleasure of […]
My first recollection of being swept up by the siren call of textiles was of fondling an iridescent silk scarf my Great Aunt Edna brought my mother from India. At the age of 7 I had never touched anything so fine and would sneak into my parents bedroom to find the scarf in a dresser […]
Coming soon to this space will be a website and blog for Authentic Textiles. We are currently under development and if you are one of our early followers you may see a few abortive attempts at launching before we are finally ready for prime time. Thank you very much for your interest. We will reward […]