Jul 15, 2016

IKAT FABRICS 101

BLUE IKAT FABRICS FROM SCHUMACHER

 Trends come and go but this classic motif has staying power. Here are a few fun facts:

1- Ikat patterns have been around for approximately 1100 years!

2- In the 19th century, these exotic textiles spread to the West via the Silk Road.

3- Blue Ikat fabrics are the top sellers.

4- If none of these patterns work for you, Schumacher has 110 more!


FABRICS ABOVE:

Half pillow on right side: Kashgar Ikat in Indigo/Slate. Also comes in Carbon/Teak and Ruby/Plum.

Top pillow right side: Bukhara Ikat in Indigo. Also comes in Linen, Citrine/Smoke, Emerald/Peacock and Fuchsia.

Top pillow left side: Samarkand Ikat II in Porcelain. Also comes in Ruby, Watermelon and Charcoal.

Middle pillow: Asaka Ikat in Indigo. Also comes in Red, Violet, Espresso, Charcoal and Raisin.

Left of middle pillow: Kiva Embroidered Ikat in Lapis. Also comes in Sky, Raven and Grass.

Right bottom roll pillow: Asaka Ikat in Indigo. Also comes in Red, Violet, Espresso, Charcoal and Raisin.

Three pillows shown along edges: Izmir Stripe in Indigo. No other colors.

All information and photo courtesy of F Schumacher!

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