If there is one thing particulary trending these days – it’s the African mudcloth pillow with modern, tribal patterns. I’ve unintentionally created a cushion collection where most of the patterns are very simple and geometric – dots, grids, lines… less is more right? Plus they look great combined with one-color pillows.
My newest DIY resulted in an arrow pattern, which erm… yes, kind of fits the team. I made it as a part of the bedroom redecoration process, which you might be following on snapchat. I know, it gets a bit messy at times, but that’s the real ‘behind the scenes’. The new drawers are already in, some of the frames and prints have just arrived, I am waiting for a new rug, hunting small details and the final look should be ready next month (hopefully!)
In the meantime check out how I made the cushion (if you haven’t figured it out yet!)
You will need:
- plain mudcloth / linen cushion case
- fabric painting pen (i.e this one)
- ruler pencil
Instructions are, as easy as drawing the desired pattern with a pencil before, then tracing it with a textile pen. Leave if for about an hour to be sure your pattern is dry and dress up your pillow!
It really can’t get easier than that!
How do you like it? Would you buy or DIY?
You can find plenty of tribal patterns pillows on Etsy here, bowever you know me… I DIY all! :D
Pictures: Agata Dimmich