A phrase from the 1920s used to describe the best, the coolest... CAT’S PYJAMAS depicts a jumble of lions, tigers and leopards with their distinctive markings woven in one of our favourite qualities a pocket weave construction that gives a three dimensional look and a beautifully soft touch.
This fabric starts life as a soft linen weave, its irregular diamonds are woven into the construction. Once woven any yarns not tied in are cut, leaving a fringe effect around the pattern. Unlined it would make a wonderful semi sheer fabric but would also look pretty lined as a traditional curtain.
A ‘30s’ inspired “trellis” is woven in chenille, the pattern delicately picked out in an elegant, metallic yarn. Eight colourways cover various shades of neutral, from off-white to charcoal, with flashes of chartreuse, teal and terracotta. The glamour of this woven fabric belies its hard wearing nature.
According to ancient mythology King Minos built such a structure at Knossos in Crete to hold the minotaur. A fresh interpretation of the classic Greek key pattern, this crisp and graphic woven has the feel of a labyrinth. Both scale and colour work well with the more painterly elements of the collection.
A simple crisp cotton weave adds another texture to the collection. Based on a tile detail in Indian architecture, this small scale fabric works so well for any application within a room: Curtains, blinds, upholstery, headboards and valances.... the list is endless! And the stunning array of colours makes it a go-to choice when scheming any interior.
This small version of the design Kalathos is woven in cotton with a soft quilted effect. Extra wide, at 300cm, it makes the loveliest bedding without having to join two widths. The clever combination of white and off white yarns means it sits well with a variety of linens.