A hint of the Orient

March 20, 2011 at 12:36 pm 2 comments

From time to time I come across a really striking piece of vintage barkcloth with a design that’s a crossover between British and Asian style – it’s even more unusual to find such a piece on a black backing so I was quite excited to come across this one featuring an ornamental rickshaw and bouquet. I think I’ve got just enough to make three pairs of cushions plus maybe one extra. Here’s the first pair.

For the backing I’ve matched the red of the rickshaw and used plain black buttons.


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Once upon a time… Just for fun

2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Cally  |  March 25, 2011 at 8:27 pm

    Love the rickshaw. Very cute fabric. 🙂

  • 2. Every cushion needs a loving home « Touchwooddesign  |  April 9, 2011 at 5:47 pm

    […] my big bags of new cushions to Absolutely Fabulous – and they went back inside and bought the vintage rickshaw ones. That has to be some kind of record for me – they lasted just seven minutes in the shop […]


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