Britannica broadens Bill Blass with new patterns
March 29, 2004-- Home Textiles Today,
Britannica recently added six patterns to its new Bill Blass line, offering a wide range of styles and colors.
Vintage offers pieced comforters of satin squares in neutral tints, with embroidered detailing on a crushed silky fabric along with pieced, beaded, embroidered, and cut velvet pillows.
Stained Glass features a mélange of texture and color in a striped, pieced quilt that incorporates solid fabrics with a silky sheen combined with sari jacquards and embroidery for a non-traditional master bedroom look.
Indian Summer has refined velvet and silky fabrics, combined with appliqué and embroidery, to create a burgundy velvet bed bordered in contrasting neutral fabric with a silky sheen. Pillows have detailing of pleating, appliqué and embroidery.
Also new from Britannica this spring is Jordana. Light, neutral color in a comforter silky fabric, beading, embroidery, velvets and sari jacquards are all a part of this line. Embellished pillows have beading, rouching, cut velvet, appliqué and embroidered details.
Golden Ribbon is a jewel tone striped comforter of pieced sari jacquard fabrics with a border of woven, silky checks. Pillows have detailing of cut velvet embroidery, pintucking, and appliqué.
Finally, Blossom features red silky fabric, embroidered in crewel technique with contrasting borders in silky and velvet fabrics. Pillows have detailing of beading, rouching and cut velvet appliqué.