Thread Lug Square Cushion

Louisa Loakes
Grey Thread Lug Square Cushion by Peckham-based textile artists Louisa Loakes. This hand-block printed linen cushion has an indigo blue linen reverse.

Grey Thread Lug 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: Natural linen.
Dimensions: Length 52cm, Width 52cm.
Care Instructions: Cool hand wash only.
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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.
Thread Lug Square Cushion
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.