Patchwork CushionTraditional Textiles
This cushion (45 x 45 cm) is for you to either follow our diagram and colours or to innovate as you would like. You have all the materials except Dacron filling and your sewing expertise to finish satisfying home project. The fabrics are all from Threads of Life weaving communities using traditional techniques and natural dye materials sustainably harvest. Over the years we have seldom thrown any piece of textile away from what we have received from our communities that we were unable to sell due to slight flaws. As textiles that Threads of Life purchases from the weavers we work with are one of a kind each of the sets that we are offering are slightly different.
Labeled diagram for laying out your cushion
9 pcs @ 13 x 13 cm / 5 x 5 in handspun cotton warp batik from Java
16 pcs @ 6.5 x 6.5 cm / 2.5 x 2.5 in handspun cotton warp batik from Java
8 pcs @ 13 x 6.5 cm / 5 x 2.5 in handspun cotton woven in Java and dyed dark blue with Strobilanthes cusia, Threads of Life Dye Studio, Bali
4 pcs @ 13 x 6.5 cm / 5 x 2.5 in handspun cotton woven in Java and dyed medium light blue with Strobilanthes cusia, Threads of Life Dye Studio, Bali
12 pcs @ 13 x 6.5 cm / 5 x 2.5 in handspun cotton woven in Java and dyed rust with Ceriops tagal, Threads of Life Dye Studio, Bali
1 pcs @ 50 x 50 cm / 19.5 x 19.5 in backing from handspun cotton woven in Java and dyed medium blue with Strobilanthes cusia, Threads of Life Dye Studio, Bali
2 pcs @ 50 x 50 cm / 19.5 x 19.5 in lining for cushion
1 skein @ 45 grams of cotton embroidery yarn dyed at the Threads of Life Dye Studio with medium indigo Strobilanthes cusia with all-natural processes.
Open your diagram with it facing you on your work table. Pick up the set of patchwork squares and rectangles. We have ordered these for you to pick up in the correct order. Take the first patch and place it in the far bottom left corner and work to the right. With the next row begin again on the left and work to right – your patches should all match the diagram.
Plain weave, batik, handspun cotton, natural dyes, hand loomed, batiked and dyed in Java. Solid colours handspun woven in Java and dyed at Threads of Life dye studio, Bali, 2019.
45 x 45 cm / 17.5 x 17.5 in finished
Textiles and Their Culture: Adonara Island | Bali Island | Flores Island | Java Island | Kalimantan Island | Lembata Island | Savu & Rai Jua Islands | Sulawesi Island | Sumba Island | Timor Island
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