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  • Written as a commission for the commemoration of the American bicentennial, Des canyons aux étoiles is Messiaen’s reflection of what is perhaps the most beautiful places in North America – Bryce Canyon and Zion National Parks.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • The Gobelins to-day is almost purely a museum, not only in the treasures it exposes in its collection of ancient "toiles," but because here is preserved the use of the high-warp loom, and the same method of manufacture as in other and better times.

    The Tapestry Book

  • There were at least 10 fittings, and no cotton "toiles".

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • "La release humaine est comme un chaudron fl o nous battons des mlodies faire danser les ours, quand upon voudrait attendrir les toiles"

    JJ Moreso: Trobada amb JPAS

  • Françoise has not changed much in the three years since I used to haul toiles* out of her art store for my mom to paint.

    Characters

  • Love the seaside photo of the canvases, les toiles.

    toile - French Word-A-Day

  • Ralph, who had been an assistant creating toiles before opening his own company, describes a moment when he watched Halston cut into a bolt of silk chiffon with out a pattern.

    Eric Gaskins: Ultrasuede: In Search Of Halston Part I

  • On February 11, during London Fashion Week, Skillfast-UK staged a mock protest outside the Houses of Parliament in which models dressed in toiles (the technical mock-up of a garment) waved placards calling for, among other things, ‘pattern cutters, please!’

    Valuing design graduates and academics

  • Dress fabric can be stored there, but also calico for the toiles, buckram for stiffening, and so on.

    The Dressmaker

  • The Guardian expressed a similar sentiment: She may not have cut patterns or pinned toiles, but her influence could be seen throughout this collection.

    Lindsay Lohan Lands New Fashion Gig

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