Silk cushion handmade from an unpicked vintage kimono (1970s)

 

Classic wave pattern seigaiha with stitching to highlight the pattern

 

I import beautiful kimonos from Japan, unpick the seams, wash the fabric and cut into the desired shapes. Black silk kimono fabric cut into strips is used to break up the pattern on front cover, then backed with wadding and an inner cotton lining, sewing along the black lines to create a raised effect. In places I embroidered along the lines of the waves to add texture. The back cover is made from black kimono silk with a velcro fastening and a matching band of fabric from the front cover fabric added to enhance the plain back. 

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

 

20" x 14"

 

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 vintage silk kimono fabric

SKU: KC6
£35.00Price
  • 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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