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Artist Spotlight:  Inslee Haynes

June 19, 2014

Artist Spotlight:  Inslee Haynes

The very talented Inslee Haynes has been illustrating for Jane Scott and Leontine Linens for years.  Her gorgeous illustrations are not only featured in the table of contents and the back pages of LINENS, her very cute interpretation of the princess and the pea has become the party favor of the century, by… More about Artist Spotlight:  Inslee Haynes

Monogram Mondays:  Penelope

June 16, 2014

Monogram Mondays:  Penelope

The quatrefoil is as classic as it gets, seen in the earliest architectural elements and always being reinterpreted in interior design.  We love the quatrefoil-inspired Penelope monogram for it's symmetry and it's universal appeal. 

Monogram Monday:  Alcott

June 09, 2014

Monogram Monday:  Alcott

Often imitated, never duplicated...the Alcott monogram is one of Leontine's most popular applique styles.  Applique is bold and modern, yet often more unique than embroidery and harder to duplicate with digital equipment.  Leontine's applique styles are still drawn, stitched, and finished by hand, making them an American treasure. 

Monogram Mondays: Delcambre

June 02, 2014

Monogram Mondays: Delcambre

Designed over a decade ago to compliment a classic Scalamandre fabric, the Delcambre remains one of our favorites for it's simple lettering sweetly framed with an delicate yet detailed frame. 

Trend Alert: Amanda Nisbet

May 29, 2014

Trend Alert: Amanda Nisbet

In this month's Elle Decor magazine, designer and Linensense contributor, Amanda Nisbet is spotlighted in the latest trend: BRUSHSTROKES. The article features her fabulous Positano silk fabric that you can find exclusively at her website. With her use of bright colors and bold lines who wouldn't want to use this fabric in their home?! … More about Trend Alert: Amanda Nisbet

Monogram Mondays:  A Chic New Style!

May 26, 2014

Monogram Mondays:  A Chic New Style!

Sometimes our favorite style is something so new we haven't even named it!  Jane Scott stumbled upon a photo of a vintage Far East-inspired monogram style, and decided to recreate it in her own initials.  The letters jump off the fabric in the beautifully textured ringstitch. 

St. Michael’s Women’s Exchange

May 21, 2014

St. Michael’s Women’s Exchange

We are so excited to be at the St. Michael's Women's Exchange in Dallas today for our final book signing event of the spring season.  Located in the tony Highland Park Village, the Exchange was established in 1958 to foster a sense of comraderie and personal growth among women while providing the means to… More about St. Michael’s Women’s Exchange

Monogram Mondays:  Addison

May 19, 2014

Monogram Mondays:  Addison

One of Leontine's most popular signature styles, Addison is sublime in a master bedroom by Elizabeth Elsey.  We love this monogram style for it's intricate hand-seeded embroidery details, and it's universal appeal no matter the letter combination.  Photograph by Mali Azima. 

LCDQ Legends 2014

May 05, 2014

LCDQ Legends 2014

We are so excited to be a featured event at this week's LCDQ Legends event.  We are so lucky to have the very esteemed Nathan Turner and Mary McDonald hosting our event, both of whom were contributors in Linens: For Every Room and Occassion.  Learn more about Nathan Turner by checking out… More about LCDQ Legends 2014

One Man’s Folly with Photography by Paul Costello

May 02, 2014

One Man’s Folly with Photography by Paul Costello

We are so proud of friend and fellow New Orleans resident Paul Costello and his beautiful photography in One Man's Folly written by Julia Reed and published by Rizzoli USA this April.  We'll admit - we are a teensy bit biased - Paul's amazing work can also be found in Linens: For Every… More about One Man’s Folly with Photography by Paul Costello