Sidewall Square Cushion

Louisa Loakes
£240
Sidewall Square Cushion is a hand-block printed linen cushion in grey with an indigo blue linen reverse by London based textile artist Louisa Loakes.

The Sidewall Square Cushion by London textile artist Louisa Loakes has 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: Height: 52cm, Width: 52cm, Depth: 1cm
Care Instructions: Cold hand wash or dry clean.
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Process

Linen fabric is the canvas of Louisa’s work, with each block print twisting and turning to make simple geometric patterns, finished with hand-painted details. There is a freedom and simplicity to her work. Each run of fabric is unique.
Sidewall Square Cushion by Louisa Loakes
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.