TÉLIO Talk: Saying Goodbye!
Caroline here with some bittersweet news! After many years of selling – and coveting – the TÉLIO line, I recently decided it was time to spread my wings and try something new. With my last day fast approaching (sad face!), I wanted to take a moment to say goodbye.
Moving from Montreal to Vancouver to open the TÉLIO showroom has brought me such joy and independence! I am excited to see what the next chapter brings. I have some fun things planned for the future, and you better believe they will be fabric, fashion, and sewing related! I will be continuing to blog over at Sewaholic (because I am one!), and you can follow me on Instagram for exciting updates to come.
What a privilege it had been to work with gorgeous fabrics and fantastic clients every day! Most of all, I am sad to say goodbye to the amazing TÉLIO team that I have been lucky to work with over the past 5 years. We are blessed to have some incredibly creative and talented people working for this company. Working on the Textures blog was only the icing on the cake.
Keep in touch!
DIY: Summery Kimono
I recently sewed up a Kimono out of TÉLIO’s Picasso Poplin Style 34696 Colour 04 and I am in love, so I just had to share it with you! The relaxed drapey style pairs perfectly with this buttery soft viscose poplin, and it’s so nice and airy for the summer weather. This is one of […]
Designer Interview: Lindsay Walsh
Ever since her first Fall/Winter 2011 collection, Lindsay Walsh, the designer behind the label Standing Armed, has focused on designing classic garments for the modern, feminine woman. Lindsay’s Spring/Summer 2014 collection is fresh, fun and as beautifully tailored as ever. I recently got the chance to ask Lindsay some questions, here is a little glimpse […]
Trend Watch: Adidas X Farm
Have you guys seen the new Adidas X Farm Spring/Summer 2014 collection? After writing about cool activewear a while back, I have kept my eye out for interesting new trends in this style of apparel. Living in Vancouver, any fresh take on comfortable activewear is more than welcome! Their collaboration with Brazilian brand Farm is […]
TÉLIO TALK: Donating Fabric Samples to Urban Source
Here at Télio we have a dedicated team in our sample room that prepares hundreds of fabric hangers and samples daily. These are essential for our business – this is how we showcase and sell our gorgeous fabrics! But I get one question over and over again: What do we do with these fabric samples […]
Get the Look: Head-to-Toe Print
I’m loving this trend! We are seeing lots of head-to-toe print looks for S/S 2014. To achieve this on trend look, be sure to seek out gorgeous, graphic prints. I just love the little details that break them up… Think peplums, sheer cut-outs, and peeks of skin! So tell us! Would you wear head to […]
TREND WATCH: A New Kind of Cool in Activewear
Lately I have been seeing some amazing and different things come out of the activewear scene. Although not for everyone, it is possible to look stylish and cool while working out. The awesome thing about this “too cool” style is that it doesn’t have to be just for the gym! You can incorporate these pieces […]
DIY PAINTED CLOTH NAPKINS
Entertaining season is upon us, and what better way to freshen up your table than with some new napkins? I’m a big fan of using cloth napkins. They can dress up any dinner party, they are larger and more absorbent than your typical paper napkin, plus they are washable, so less waste! Win! For this […]
Get the Look: Quilted & Plaid
If you haven’t heard, here at TÉLIO we are totally in love with plaid and quilted fabrics. So when I saw this look, I knew I had to share it with you! Want to make this look at home? I found the perfect patterns from one of my favorite indie pattern design companies, Papercut Patterns. […]
Style Secrets: Wearing Plaid Your Way
I love the versatility of plaid. It can suit so many styles and moods! This season we have tons of plaids in the TÉLIO line. Heavier weights suitable for coats and jackets, mid weights for pants/blazers/dresses, shirting weights, and even some fun chiffon options! You might be wondering how you can make this timeless textile […]