Description

Marimekko’s Siirtolapuutarha fabric is made of thick cotton and features a charming interpretation of the lush flora of allotment gardens, as suggested by its Finnish name. The fabric is made of 100% heavyweight cotton, and its repeat measures 116 cm.

Maija Louekari's Siirtolapuutarha ("allotment garden") and Räsymatto ("rag rug") patterns tell stories about country life in an urban environment with a pleasant feeling of nostalgia. Originally released in 2009, the patterns have become classics of modern Finnish design and nowadays they decorate numerous different Marimekko products.

Marimekko

Siirtolapuutarha fabric, green

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Availability

In stock on 8 Dec, 2021Verified

Quantity


Material
100% heavyweight cotton
Colour
Black, green, turquoise
Width
147 cm (+-3 %)
Repeat
116 cm
Notes
This fabric is sold by the metre and comes in one continuous length. Add the number of metres required into the Quantity box.
Care instructions
Wash at 60 degrees

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Maija Louekari

Finnish print designer Maija Louekari (b. 1982) is well-known especially for the textile prints designed for Marimekko. Louekari has studied at the University of Art and Design Helsinki, and in 2003 she won a design competition organized jointly by her university and Marimekko. She has worked as a freelance designer for Marimekko ever since.

Louekari finds inspiration for her patterns from everyday life and the small things, people and sounds that surround her. Also different environments from urban metropolises to Finnish forests contribute to her work. Most of Louekari’s large, uniform patterns have been hand-drawn, and she also likes to experiment with different techniques such as paper cutting. Among her most important works are the Siirtolapuutarha and Räsymatto patterns, originally designed for Marimekko's Oiva tableware range in 2009.

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