Monday, November 1, 2010

Applique'

The age old decorating problem: I love this image - but I don't like any of the ground colors it comes on or it just doesn't seem special enough...

Answer: Applique'

My client, Randy Patton of Patton Design Studio in Rancho Mirage, CA found an embroidered image that he liked for a chair back - but the image was simply part of a repeat - rows of the image with a smaller image offset between the rows. The fabric is from the Larson showroom.

To arrive at a more customized look, the images were cut from the original ground fabric, secured onto a new Rogers & Goffigon silk background, and then transitioned using a contrasting yet pale color that married the two materials and provided a lovely emphasis to the medallion.

4 comments:

  1. Oh, PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE post a photo of the finished chair!!!! This looks breathlessly fabulous––You never disappoint, Mr. Savoia! I always look forward to your posts.

    Andrea

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  2. Absolutely breathtaking as your work always is. I would love to see a picture of the original fabric that you cut the images from.
    As usual you continue to provide inspiration to us all.

    Thanks for sharing this with your fan club

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  3. Michael, you are brilliant! Beautiful!!

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