Celebrate Scandinavian heritage {sponsored post}

Gudrun Sjoden 2 'Folia' linen cushion cover

We’re always fascinated by the different textile heritage traditions that communities share, so we’re naturally drawn to Gudrun Sjödén and the way their colourful homewares celebrate traditional textile styles, rooted in the handmade and in classic Scandinavian design. As darker days approach we have a natural urge to cosy up at home with our latest patchwork project for company…. Continue reading

Add colour to every room of your home (not just your quilts!)

The ethos between designing beautiful homewares and beautiful quilts have a lot in common. “A joyful home should inspire and invigorate” is the idea behind Gudrun Sjöden’s home range of textiles, ceramics and glass pieces. We feel much the same about the show-stopping Summer Meadow Liberty quilt on the cover of our latest issue. “I aspire for… Continue reading

Into the wild… quilt inspiration from Gudrun Sjödén

Gudrun-Sjoden-June-2017-collection

“A lush, rampant paradise where nature and its creatures are left to themselves – that’s how I want my garden to be. My thoughts often stray in that direction and unique summer creations are inspired by my garden dreams.” This quote from Gudrun Sjödén has got us thinking about how nature motifs (and flowers especially) play such… Continue reading

Inspired by: Scandinavian style

Gudrun Sjoden

When it comes to thinking up our colour palettes, we’re always on the hunt for ideas from the world around us. This month we’re brightening up our quilt tops with a splash of folk-style colour! We’re filling our February projects with embroidered details, appliqué motifs and bold prints after falling in love with design house Gudrun Sjoden. Specialising… Continue reading