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An Arts & Crafts style home is distinguished as much by its friendly comfortable atmosphere as it is by its architecture, furniture and other objects.
We create textiles in techniques as used at the turn-of-the-century; applique, hand embroidery, and hand stencilling. Embroideries are available completed or as kits.
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It is our pleasure to offer contemporary production
of textiles inspired by Arts & Crafts design. We work with collectors and enthusiasts wishing to decorate in the style as well as others who appreciate the designs and the art of handcrafts.
above: Dining table with crossing Ginkgo Table Scarves and Ginkgo long-stem Curtains
Stitched in Time:
A Needlework Exhibit
June 21 - August 21, 2016
86 Cañada Road,
Dianne is thrilled to be part of this international exhibit of contemporary embroidery curated by Lucy Barter. In conjuction with the exhibit, Filoli is hosting
Meet the Artists
Saturday July 9 - 10am - 3pm
Sunday July 10 - 11am - 3pm
We hope to see you there !
information on curtains is online (see the link above.) For the full
range of options our Print
set of fabric samples
are the best way to determine the appropriate type of curtains for your
A recent embroidery panel
Poem (2012) and Design (2015) by Dianne Ayres
Hand embroidery by NaiChien (letters) and Dianne (all else)
39.5" x 62"
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We have a limited number of our books on hand now.
Gustav Stickley likened the desired effect of a well designed room to the experience of nature;
"...plan and arrange the room that the sense of space and freedom is always
felt, and so to preserve the relation between the natural background of
the walls and floor and the more prominent furnishings in the room that
each part is given its own value and falls into its own place as naturally
and inevitably as the trees, hills, valleys and brooks combine in the
harmonious relationship that makes a beautiful landscape."
& 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