Chandolin Flowers green

Chandolin Flowers green

Chandolin is the highest village in the Swiss Alps, it can be found in the Val d’annivers valley about 2 hours from Geneva. We used to have a little chalet in the same valley and visited Chandolin many times to ski and a real treat was to go sledging down the massive luge run coming down the mountain into the village. I used to get off at the steep bits because I was always nervous of going too fast!

This fabric design has been inspired by a Swiss paper cut pictures, I visited a tiny little Swiss paper cut museum and was amazed at how colourful the paper cut pictures were. I always thought they were black and white so was quite surprised to see that was not the case at all. They were so intricate and all made using a tiny pair of scissors by hand. Some of them were very old dating back to the 1800s and these were the most colourful of all. I love the uneven organic feel of this fabric design, I never wanted it to be too precise and it has created a pattern within a pattern. You see the main shapes of the paper cuts from a distance and then are surprised when you look closer and see the intercut details inside.

How to buy

Collection – Mountain Flowers
Name – Chandolin Flower green
Composition – 50% cotton 50% linen
Width of fabric – 142cm
Pattern repeat – 25cm
Care instructions – Dry Clean
Origin – UK
Designer – Charlotte Gaisford
(available in 0.5m increments)
minimum order – 1m
Lead time – 7 to 10 days from payment date.
Suitability – Suitable for all kinds of soft furnishings, light upholstery and curtains

How to buy the fabric
You can order direct from Charlotte Gaisford at this time because some stockists are closed

Stockists
We do have a list of stockists around the UK and Internationally who will be able to sell you fabrics and wallpapers direct.
Quite a few of them are interiors designers and they might not mention they sell interiors fabrics so you do need to email or ring them and they will be able to help you. 
Direct from Charlotte Gaisford
If you do not want to deal direct with a stockist it is possible to buy direct from Charlotte Gaisford just send us an email with your requirements. Because we sell mainly through the trade and internationally we do not make prices public on the website

How long before I get my fabric and wallpaper
All the fabric and wallpaper is printed to order, we do not hold any stock.
The fabric takes about 7 days to get back from the printers, we check it and then send it 24 hour courier to you or your curtain maker.
The wallpaper can take a little longer from 7 to 10 days, it depends how busy the printers are. The lead times can be longer if the printers are busy, this is usually in the Autumn.

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Sample

We would love to hear about your project and we can send you 6  samples plus a 28 page brochure which shows the whole range. 

We have often been targeted by crafting/student groups who search for free fabric and wallpaper samples for their projects, we can usually tell who these people are so we don’t send them the samples. 

It is our policy that we never charge for samples and our brochure.

If you have a serious project You can request more samples once you have received the brochure. 

To request samples please email us with a list and give us your address and we can send asap.

 

If you would like some inspiration on how you can use Charlotte Gaisford fabrics within your decorating scheme please look at the online book Charlotte Gaisford has created

The Little book of room schemes

You are welcome to download and share the book

We have started a section on the website which shows you what fabrics go together, we have added some of the popular ones but we will keep adding to this section

What goes with what

Read an article I wrote about how I decorate for Homes and Garden magazine
Homes and Garden January 2021 

How to mix patterns in a room