Our charming and striking selection of woven ribbons are based on traditional early eighteenth century designs from the Provence region of France
They were used as a staple of homeware and home decoration in this particular, iconographic color palette of red and ivory. These classic and refined rendering of original exotic motifs inspired the French Textile industry early on… floral garlands and sprays, hoopoes, lily of the valley, delicate hearts.
The colors are based on natural pigments, rich ochres to deep red found naturally in Provencal soil (Roussillon) And nowadays, US based textile company French General have made available-for many years- this fabulous French Provencal style
1. Ribbon Chevron Pouch , a charming way to learn how to make a bit of crazy patchwork with ribbons. This is a FREE Tutorial by Renaissance,
2. Vintage Triangle Coin Pouch with a FREE tutorial on Sew4Home website, link to the
3. The wonderful Diva Wallet by Sew Many Creations,
Inside each Diva Frame wallet is a zippered coin pocket, 2 open pockets for cash & receipts and 6 individual card pockets. The metal frame closure is the perfect finishing touch - With just 8 small screws, adding it is a snap! Pattern and Frame available on
4.adorable, easy to make little Pin cushion with any scraps of French General fabric