Description

The Marimekko Tarhuri cotton-linen fabric has an acrylic coating that makes it extremely easy to keep clean; the fabric is ideal for sewing a tablecloth or placemats, for example. Printed in Helsinki, Finland, the colourful fabric features a pattern by Maija Louekari depicting various delicious gifts of nature. Named after the Finnish word for “gardener”, the pattern represents the joy that only self-grown fruits and vegetables can bring – the crop from your own garden always tastes the best.

Marimekko

Tarhuri coated cotton-linen fabric, cotton - green - red

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Material
80% cotton, 20% linen, acrylic coating
Colour
Beige, green, red
Fabric
Printed cotton-linen
Width
147 cm (+/-3%)
Repeat
98 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
Machine wash 40°C, iron on reverse

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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