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Remodelista Market Spotlight: Table Linens for Everyday and Holiday

November 25, 2015 12:00 PM

BY Margot Guralnick

Set your table at the Remodelista Holiday Markets coming to LA and SF in December. Here’s a preview of favorite designs, all fresh from small design studios in California.

Here are the market details:

  • Los Angeles–Saturday and Sunday, December 5-6: The Remodelista Market will be in residence at Big Daddy’s Antiques at 3334 La Cienega Place near Culver City from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.
  • San Francisco–Saturday and Sunday, December 12-13: The Remodelista Market will be in the factory space at Heath Ceramics at 2900 18th St. in the Mission from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

Above: “A non-disposable life” is the motto at Mollie DeVries’s Ambatalia, a studio and shop located in a shipping container in Mill Valley. Black Fringe Linen Napkins are $84 for a set of four. Read our Q&A with Mollie in Shopper’s Diary: Mill Valley’s Queen of Green.


Above: Studio Patro aprons are a Remodelista uniform (look for us: we’ll be wearing them at the markets). Its linens are all designed, printed, and sewn in California. Shown here, the Everyday Stripe multipurpose tea towel, $24. 

Above: To get the meal to the table: The í€plat Tote, made in SF of organic cotton canvas, $46, is designed for carrying tarts, pies, and food dishes while keeping them upright and presentable.

Above: Tricia Rose’s Rough Linen designs are another Remodelista staple. Her Orkney Tablecloth comes in five colors and two sizes, starting at $130. (Check out Rough Linen’s bedspread in Philip Johnson’s Glass House in 14 Lessons in Minimalism and, on Gardenista, read Tricia’s 7 Secrets to Make a Perfect Bed.)

Above: LA home decor company Local & Lejos works with artisan communities in Guatemala, Mexico, India, and Rwanda. Block printers in Jaipur make this Lari Tea Towel Set; $28 for two. 

Above: Best known for its organic cotton bedding, Coyuchi also offers napkins, table runners, and tablecloths. Simple Linen Napkins in natural and white are $48 for four.

Above: Cotton & Flax is a line of handmade textiles by printmaker Erin Dollar, all cut, silkscreened, and sewn in LA. The collection includes patterned Cocktail Napkins, $28 for two; merino wool Coasters, $26 for four; and merino Trivets, $32.

Above: Edie Kahula Pereira of Specialty Dry Goods works with leather, denim, linen, and scrap materials to create her limited edition, hand-stitched satchels, pilllows, and potholders. Shown here, her Unfinished Edge Placemat of 14-ounce American bull denim with dash or dot patterns sewn on both sides; $48.

Above: Heather Taylor Home is LA textile designer and art consultant Heather Taylor’s two-year-old label. Her tabletop designs, including her Soho Tablecloth, $186, are handwoven in Chiapas, Mexico. Soho Napkins are four for $79.

Above: “Italian table linens designed in Los Angeles by an Englishman,” is the tagline of Tim Gledhill’s Huddleson Linens. Gledhill offers a large repertoire of solid and patterned tablecloths, and custom sizes are a speciality. Shown here: his Petrol Green Rectangular Tablecloth, from $245; Linen Napkins, $22 each; and Cotton Plaid Napkins, $9.50 each.

To see more previews from our forthcoming Remodelista Holiday Markets in LA and SF, check out Coming to California and The Potters.

Go to Table Linens to explore more of our finds, including 10 Simple Holiday Tablescapes.