Arcthine Square Cushion

Arcthine Square Cushion by textile artist Hollie Ward. Hollie is driven by the intrigue and fascination in the way relationships and attachments are formed to objects which we, as humans, cannot always fully understand. Striving to create pieces that will be treasured across generations, Hollie's work has a timeless quality, capturing memories and experiences for years to come. This decorative piece is made from 100% wool and inspired by Hollie's time spent on a residency in Iceland, working solely with local materials.
Material: 100% Icelandic wool. 100% Duck feather with 100% cotton lined inner.
cm: Width 55cm, Height 55cm
inches: Width 21.7in, Height 21.7in
Care Instructions: Gently hand wash in lukewarm water
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This piece was hand-woven on an 8 shaft floor loom, then gently washed to felt the fibres together and hand-embroidered around the edges before hand-finished tassels are attached.
The Maker Hollie Ward Textile Weaver - London

Based in South East London, Hollie Ward creates one-off pieces handwoven from surplus yarn, as well as British and Icelandic wool. Having recently graduated with a First Class BA (hons) in Textile Crafts, specialising in woven fabrics, Hollie's first interiors collection has been developed exclusively for The New Craftsmen. Hollie draws inspiration from fabrics woven with history, and incorporates experimental elements into her work.