Blue Pillows & Throws Textiles from Thailand
By Susan P.
I am very pleased with my purchase of these cushion covers. I love the vibrant colors. They suit my taste so well. I like something that has beautiful colors that make such a nice accent in my living room decor. I also like the beautiful artistry of the Thai technique used.
I coordinated Ms. Buys's Blue Hmong Charm pillow covers with her Thai Parallels, Modern Indigo and Blue Hmong Windows covers on pale gray sofas in my Costa Rica home to bring sea and sky indoors. The result is lovely. I also paired her Hmong Energy table runner and Indigo Passion twin bedspread as wall hangings against light gray walls - the effect is dynamic with white woodwork and floors! The Blue Hmong Charm design is much more detailed than the photos show; the little squares are very elaborate lattice work, and visually lush. The workmanship is excellent and cotton fabric substantial. My only suggestion is that the pillow backings be dyed a deep blue rather than left their natural ivory.
As noted in my other reviews, I combined these pillow covers with Ms. Buys's Blue Hmong Charm, Modern Indigo and Thai Parallels pillow cover patterns and the look is dynamic! On the walls I put her Indigo Passion twin bedspread and Hmong Energy table runner. Furniture and walls are light gray with white floors and wood trim, and the deep rich blue brings the Costa Rica skies and sea views indoors! The photos do not do justice to the detail of the patterns or Ms. Buys's workmanship! I am eyeing the table mats and napkins for another purchase!
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Set of 2 Elongated Hill Tribe Cotton Batik Cushion Covers, "Blue Hmong Windows"
Geometric Batik Cotton Throw in Indigo from Thailand, "Batik Energy"
Artisan Crafted Batik Cotton Throw from Thailand, "Classic Technique"
Batik Cotton Cushion Covers in Indigo from Thailand (Pair), "Energetic Stripes"