On my little trip to Paris last weekend, I came over these gorgous summery cottons, at Coupons de St. Pierre. I have them near my desk, so I can look at them from time to time – and at the same time listen to music for an upcoming concert one of my choirs are having in May – the theme is music from all over the world, and I get so happy and just want to dance when I listen to this music!
Well, on a similar topic, I have just posted my Spring Palette over at the Colette forum. Great initiative from Sarai, don´t you think? Here is my mood board:
No surprise, I ´ve chosen colors from my recent trip to Marrakech, I just fell in love with that place, and the colors are so vibrant and warm, and well coordinated. The blue color I am trying to incorporate is the Majorelle Blue, that has a distinct warm feeling. Neither the color code for it (#6050DC), nor the pictures taken of it does it any justice. It is something in between. Lovely. But, isn´t that what is so enchanting about colors, they are not easily caught on camera?
The items I plan to make are a combination of things I´ve been wanting to make for a while, the jacket (in the bottom right) is really almost finished, it just got on hold through the winter. The other piece are from top left: Vogue 8604, Simplicity 2005 (recently stitched up by the lovely Andrea), A 1939 shirt I hope to be able to draft my self using my new books, the dress is from Alt om Håndarbeide no. 10 1980, the jumpsuit is from Sabrina Woman 01-2011.
Now, what do you think? Spring is in the air? Have a lovely day!