I'm a true fan of intricate and colorful Guatemalan fabrics. Each Guatemalan textile is one-of-a-kind because it has been hand loomed by an artisan using their own unique skill set and supplies.
photo credit: Morrissey Fabric
Guatemalan Fabrics are stunning as focal points among a monochromatic setting. A single pillow like the one seen here from Drift and Nest can add loads of personality to an interior space. Or, you can mix several Guatemalan textiles for a spirited and lively look.
Guatemalan textiles aren't just for interior spaces. Typically made of 100% cotton, Guatemalan cloth can be used outside as well.
Luna_Zorro is a master at designing outdoor rooms with Guatemalan cloth.
As seen above.
Guatemalan textiles come in neutral shades as well as indigo blues. So if you aren't into vibrant colors, there are plenty of earth tone hues available as well.
Photo credit Morrissey Fabric
The Guatemalan cloth I carry in the shop is primarily vintage. The Guatemalan fabric seen here was originally a skirt. The raised embroidery detail is called a randa. A randa is the decorative surface embroidery or crochet that is used to disquise the cloth seams.
This interesting Guatemalan textile is unique in that you could use either side as the face of the cloth. This feature certainly lends versatility to the Ikat fabric with a colorful randa.
Vintage Guatemalan textiles can be used to create accessories like pouches and tote bags. The indigo Ikat seen here should inspire all sorts of design ideas! Cord charger pouches available at MorrisseyFabric..etsy.com
So if Guatemalan hand loomed cotton cloth looks like a textile you want to design with, be sure to take a look at the wide selection available in the Morrissey Fabric shop. If you don't see exactly what you are searching for, send me a message or an email so I can keep an eye out for your dream Guatemalan textile.
photo credit Luna_Zorro.
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