When I am designing a new collection, sometimes I look for inspiration in fabrics, the texture, the color, the edges of the materials, etc...I mainly use neutral colors, but lately fall for this stripe linens, so i am thinking of incorporating them in my new designs.
Some of the shops itself are a a treasure, one of the best is 'The Cloth house' in Soho, I could spend a fortune there...vintage french linen, Thai organic hemp, very pretty trimming, beautiful patterns, etc...I love the way they display the stock in the shop, a very inspiring place.
I hope to sell a lot of cushions so I can go there and get more fabrics!!!
This are the stripe linen I talked about it, I LOVE them!!! They come from 'MacCulloch & Wallis' another great shop in London. I am getting this fabric today, I am trying a new design for the Cameos collection, I can't wait to start working on it!!! I will keep you posted!.