Home Collection

Inspired by the wild seas of the North Yorkshire Coast and the hills and dales of the Peak District.

Hem scarf in the wilds of Derbyshire

Inspired by wild seas and tree-lined dales

Hem in Swedish means ‘home’. We all have a sense of that special place where we feel we belong- warm, safe, at peace. Long walks, good food, log fires and family, calm and snug. I created a small range of cushions- soon to be expanded to include throws and blankets, that capture that sense of Home.

Colour Palette

Sea glass and mussel shells, sand and ocean, autumn leaves, grey skies, and summer heather provide the colour palette for the Home Collection. Working in merino and Shetland lambswool, the gradients between these two colour schemes forms the basis for my warps. My drafts are inspired by waves, using different structures from herringbone to complex network twills and Jämtlandsväv or crackle weave, sweeping curves are a recurring feature of this collection. 

The Autumn Leaves and Julgran cushions are inspired by Scandinavian designs that I love- you’ll see similar trees throughout Swedish folk textiles going back hundreds of years. These ancient designs were passed down through the generations, as were the textiles they adorned. It’s this timelessness, of family and connectedness that I try to capture in this collection.

The Range

Autumn Trees

Hand woven in fine Merino wool in an old Scandinavian Rosepath draft that reminds me of silver birch trees. Woven in a coordinating set of five- one in each shade of yellow, forest, bottle green, russet, and charcoal. Each cushion has a natural linen back and zip closure. Comes complete with 18″ cushion pad.
Approx. 40cm x 40cm
Five cushions are available- one in each shade

 

Deep Blue Sea

 Inspired by the colours of the deep blue sea off the North Yorkshire Coast at Staithes after a swim in the rain.Hand woven in fine Merino wool in a Fibonacci gradient from black, navy, teal, turquoise, sea spray and natural. Woven in a network twill in a wave pattern, each cushion has a black linen back and zip closure. Comes complete with 20″ cushion pad.
Approx. 45cm x 45cm

Julgren Christmas Tree

Hand woven in fine Merino wool in an old Scandinavian Rosepath draft that reminds me Swedish Christmas decorations that are so close to my heart. Each cushion has a natural linen back and zip closure. Comes complete with 18″ cushion pad.
Approx. 40cm x 40cm
Two cushions are available.

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