Silk cushion handmade from unpicked vintage kimonos (1970s)

 

Patchwork quilted silk cushion inspired by Japanese shoji screens

 

I import beautiful kimonos from Japan, unpick the seams, wash the fabric and cut into the desired shapes. Adding black silk kimono fabric cut into strips I make a patchwork front cover, then back this with wadding and an inner cotton lining, sewing along the black lines to create a raised effect. The back cover is made from cream kimono silk with an invisible zip sewn in and a matching band of fabric from one of the front cover patterns added to hide the zip. The final flourish is to add a woven brand name, KimonoSpirit, near the zip. 

Stuff the kimono fabric cover with a duck feather pad and it's all set to go!

 

16" x 16"

 

Handmade by Jax in a smoke/pet free home in rural Oxfordshire, England

 

The photos were taken in natural daylight and may appear a little lighter than to the naked eye. Please also allow for differences in monitors.

Kimono silk cushion, handcrafted from silk kimono fabric

SKU: KC11
£45.00Price
  • We hope you are happy with this item. Returns are accepted within 14 days as long as the item is returned in an unused condition. Buyer pays return postage. In case of returns, please contact us first, stating the reason for return, at:

    info@kimonospirit.com

     

  • This  product is made from vintage silk fabric

    • dry cleaning is recommended
    • the feather pad can be washed and dried at home
    • the cushion may fade if left in direct sunlight

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