Synopses & Reviews
As the founder of the renowned crafts and notions store, French General, Kaari Meng scours the French countryside and Parisian flea markets for vintage treasures. Now, this beloved designer has gathered her favorite patterns into a charming sourcebook sure to be coveted by crafters, Francophiles, and home decorators. She offers 30 simple sewing patterns for French-inspired projectsa scalloped tablecloth, piles of pillows and bedding, a festive party garland, totesand more. Lay-flat spiral binding and ready-to-use pattern sheets and embroidery transfers, plus step-by-step directions, gorgeous photographs, and helpful illustrations make it easy to bring the palettes and pleasures of traditional French living into any home.
"Kaari has an impeccable eye. Her take on French vintage is an inspiration, and the projects in this book are no exception." John Derian, artist
As the founder of the renowned crafts and notions store, French General, Meng scours the French countryside and Parisian flea markets for vintage treasures. This beloved designer offers 20 simple sewing patterns for French-inspired projects.
About the Author
Kaari Meng sells vintage and new textiles at her store in Los Angeles and to retailers in the U.S., Europe, and Japan. She and her husband, photographer Jon Zabala, live in southern California.