The terms Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Victorian, 19thCentury, Arts and Crafts, etc., seem to be liberally applied these days... to indicate "OLD"!
When Himself goes cruising on-line at Craigslist or Freecycle, things get loud / incredulous / hilarious on a regular basis, <G>. The staff person who showed us around was VERY pleasant and thorough in her info about how the store works. chimene On Jan 8, 2016, at 10:42 PM, Lavolta Press <f...@lavoltapress.com> wrote: > Two or three weeks ago, I emailed the Whole 9 Yards about any Art Nouveau > drapery fabrics they might have. They very kindly sent me two batches of > swatches. Unfortunately, I wouldn't describe more than one swatch as > plausibly Art Nouveau and that was in colors that won't go with our decor. > They really seem like a nice store to deal with but their current inventory > is apparently not to our taste. > > Fran > Lavolta Press > www.lavoltapress.com > > On 1/8/2016 10:01 PM, Patricia Dunham wrote: >> So, we had a trip north today and stopped by The Whole 9 Yards to see, as we >> had never heard of it, and fabric stores are few and far between here… it is >> gorgeous, VERY easy to find and has a small amount of off-street parking >> (important in that part of town). Very impressive displays (as far as we >> were concerned) but only a little that could have been applied to our >> interests (Tudor & Elizabethan costuming, if we were doing those…) Did not >> see a lot I would have described as Art Nouveau, but a little Arts-n-Crafts >> or Victorian, maybe. Definitely interior decor fabrics, with a few bits of >> costume-applicable overlap. >>> ... >>> http://w9yards.com/ >>> (503) 223-2880 >>> Mon - Fri 10-6 Sat 10-5 >>> 1820 E Burnside St >>> Portland, OR 97214 _______________________________________________ h-costume mailing list email@example.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume