Read on for the story behind these fabrics...
The Story of Mas d'Ousvan
After ten years work of designing block-printed fabrics, I wanted to explore the delicate atmosphere of fine, old mansions, hidden in the mysterious landscapes of
. Thus, Mas
d'Ousvan was launched in 2001, offering softer tones compared to the flamboyant
colors of my block-printed linen collections. France
Mas d'Ousvan draws inspiration from old-world French designs, as well as printed textiles from
India known in
as Les Indiennes. These nostalgic
styles, which have been carefully conserved in textile workshops since the 17th
century, can still be discovered here and there in the old chateaus and fine
mansions of our lovely France . France
With Mas d'Ousvan, I seek to pass on the soft memories of our secret resting places. Images of the delicate and precious atmosphere of the traditional farmhouses and villages of beautiful
invade my drawing board. Swamped with all these memories, I create new patterns
or adapt an old design steeped in nostalgia. Beauty and Romance are the two
young muses of this collection, filled with everlasting charm. Provence
Creator and Designer
What a wonderful story! These fabrics have certainly conjured up the French mansion feel that Bruno was after. Take a look at the entire collection here. Bruno's beautiful artistry doesn't just stop at fabrics, though. For over 20 years, he has been designing gorgeous table linens for his personal Couleur Nature brand. Skilled artisans print each linen by hand, so like Bruno's drawings, every finished piece is a one-of-a-kind work of art. See his lovely work at CouleurNature.com.
We're having a GIVEAWAY for these fabrics! Three lucky winners will each receive a fat quarter set from the Boutis collection. There are multiple ways to enter:
1. Leave a comment below with a link to your favorite fabric (or FQ set) from this collection and how you would use it.
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Be sure to include your email address so we can contact you if you win! Winners will be announced Friday, March 15th.