{ /SHärˈtro͞oz/ } define :  is a color halfway between yellow and green that was named because of its resemblance to the green color of one of the French liquers called green chartreuse, introduced in 1764. … Chartreuse + pink, is by far one of my favorite color combinations.  So when I saw these placemats [ + via Design … Continue reading

The Chevron & Herringbone.

{ The Chevron & Herringbone } French chevron, meaning rafter, an allusion to the shape of rafters meeting at the roof.  Broken twill weave, with wales alternating direction, balanced along vertical lines; resembles the backbone of a fish (herring) thus herringbone. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The herringbone/chevron has been hands-down my favorite pattern, and is on my list of things to incorporate … Continue reading