Colourful tablecloths from Provence took centre stage in World Sewing Week, episode 8 of BBC TV’s Great British Sewing Bee 2020. In this quarter-final episode, as part of the transformation challenge the contestants had to make a brand new outfit out of Provencal table cloths. Making skilled use of the tablecloths’ paisley patterns and vibrant […]
It was lovely to meet so many of my regular customers at the 2019 France Show at Olympia in January. Despite pre-Brexit jitters, keen Francophiles enjoyed the experience of ‘visiting France in a day’ at the show, it certainly beat queuing at the Channel Tunnel!
People come from all over Provence to visit Valbonne’s weekly market and it’s not hard to see why. Market stalls fill the little town, selling fresh local produce and other items typical of Provence including wine, lavender, honey, tablecloths and local pottery.
It’s Mothering Sunday on 26th March so if you are looking for Mother’s Day gifts for Mums who love colourful, practical presents with a dash of Mediterranean sunshine, why not buy her one of our beautiful French tablecloths? Inspired by the colours and designs typical of sun-drenched Provence, French Shopping’s table linen collection comes in machine washable 100% […]
French markets are a feast for all the senses, from the stunning displays of meat, fish, fruit and vegetable to the delicious smells of fresh baked bread, roasting chickens and fresh flowers. Even ripe cheese such as camembert and goats cheese add to the heady fragrant atmosphere! Here are photos from some of my favourite […]