Hand Block-Printed Cushion (Saffron Spot)

Louisa Loakes
£180
Hand-block printed linen cushions in a 'Saffron Spot' pattern, with red paint details by London based textile artist Louisa Loakes.

These cushions by London textile artist Louisa Loakes have been hand-block printed which involves a design being carved into a block of wood or linoleum. Dye is then applied to the surface of the block before being pressed into the fabric. This process is then repeated to create a pattern.
Material: 100% linen cover, Duck & down cushion pad.
Dimensions: Width: 40cm, Length: 50cm.
Care Instructions: Dry Clean.
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Hand Block-Printed Cushion (Saffron Spot) by The New Craftsmen
Hand Block-Printed Cushion (Saffron Spot) by The New Craftsmen
The Maker Louisa Loakes Textile Artist - South East England

Louisa Loakes is a textile artist based in Peckham, London, specialising in printmaking and the traditional block printing. Louisa trained as a painter at Wimbledon School of Art. Her art continues to feed her hand-block print patterns through harmony of line, form and composition. Louisa takes inspiration from various cultures, including th -block printing heritage of Northern India. Louisa collaborates with her partner and furniture maker William Waterhouse on exclusive pieces for The New Craftsmen.