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Warm up your holidays with red

Warm up your holidays with red

Holidays and winter expect the color red in all home accessories. It's such a seductive shade; intense, sensual. Shown here are perfect pillows for every decor, every taste, all red. Each is a one of a kind treasure, each a gift from the weaver, the artist who wove the textile.We celebrate winter and the holidays and pillow lovers around the world. Be inspired. www.pillowtalk.com

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Want to know how skilled a weaver is? Look underneath.

Want to know how skilled a weaver is? Look underneath.

Fabric – cloth – was a rudimentary weave 34,500 years ago. Twisting fibers from plants into yarns, then weaving the threads into a web of cloth must have been an exasperating, tedious discovery. Imagine how versatile this type of body protection was compared to the animal pelts worn the millennia prior. It wouldn’t take long before cloth became ceremonial with embellishments and color. The Egyptians had a way with golden threads turning their areas of rest into lavish dens with inviting plump pillows strewn about. Weaving has long been a treasured artform where talented hands with creative minds could express...

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Hooked on Pillows

Hooked on Pillows

These super charming pillows came from estate pieces that had been hooked. The craft of hooking originated in England and traveled to America over 200 years ago. Thick floor covering was needed for those Eastern seaboard villages. Materials used originally were just scraps of fabric cut evenly, looped, and pulled through burlap or linen. Those early rugs would have been very colorful.  Then, like many crafts, artisans began to refine their designs and materials. Always considered a country craft, hooked wool rugs and pillows were in more humble homes while embroidery and needlepoint graced finer mansions.Hooking has had a strong...

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Caution, a passion for fringes may develop

Caution, a passion for fringes may develop

Even if you just dabble in collecting, you probably have distinctive taste and a passion for some element of your collectible. Maybe you collect Majolica. You may care less about whether the piece is a pitcher or a platter, but if it highlights that gloriously intense royal blue you love, you’ll snap it up. For me, fabric – anything woven – draws me in like the aroma of fresh baked blueberry muffins might for the starving. My glee deepens when I find vintage fringes. This obsession began when I was a small girl meandering through my small-town fabric store.  I...

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Minimalism is out, thank goodness (but you knew that)

Minimalism is out, thank goodness (but you knew that)

Home accessory trend spotters for 2018 are writing about what we’ve always known; that we want warmth and comfort.  You may have tried the white-on-white or three-shades-of-beige colorways for your rooms in an effort to calm your rattled nerves from taking in just too much world news.  Global angst must not enter your personal space, but being devoid of color and joy is just adding to the unease and emptiness. We recommend plushness for comfort.  Tactile and warm fabrics whose texture and colors make a bold statement against a cold cruel world.  It doesn’t matter what decorating style you are...

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