Monday, 11 January 2010

Les Toiles Blanches


I love vintage linen
Crisp, clean, hand-embroidered sheets
Monograms, a labour of love
Pretty red and white checked tea towels
Bolsters, pinnies and lace
Cotton and hemp with a memory
passed down
from mother to daughter
le trousseau

If you're like me, you'll love "Les Toiles Blanches".
Linen is a tradition in Marie-Pierre Guiard's family. Her children's clothes, toys, bedding and accessories are crafted from the finest antique French linens ( sometimes over 100 years' old), with perfect patina, vintage fabric remnants, buttons and eco-dyes.

A linen lover's dream
stylish gifts with a soul
for babies, little ones and mum

Found via the oh-so-wonderful Petits Bonheurs

11 comments:

  1. Je garde précieusement de petites pièces de lin blanc brodées aux initiales de la famille.
    Toute une tradition.

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  2. these are wonderfully simple! nice post!

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  3. I once bought a sewing machine for £1 from an auction because of the linen and cotton reals in the case, wonderful.

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  4. Gosh, can't remember if I emailed you last week but you got me inspired!
    www.southofthesahara.blogspot.com/2010/01/baby-in-pod.html

    Thank you!

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  5. awww that bunny rabbit is sooo lovely! :)

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  6. Would these be the cutest ghosts ever? I love old linen. It has such a beautiful look and feel.

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  7. un joli melange du passe et du toujours..intemporel donc! Merci pour le lien
    Emma from SF

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  8. l'histoire de la marque rend le tout encore plus charmant, je trouve!
    thank you, oh so wonderful too C&K :-)

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  9. comment ai-je pu passer à côté de ce post ?! débutante du blog, je l'ai découvert en faisant une recherche sur google. bien que tardifs, mille merci Déborah pour ce billet adorable.

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