Blue Thread Lug Square Cushion

Louisa Loakes
£240
Blue Thread Lug Square Cushion is a hand-block printed linen cushion in grey, with an indigo blue linen reverse, by London-based textile artist Louisa Loakes. Block-printing involves carving a design 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: 42cm, Width: 42cm, Depth: 12cm
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.
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.