ISSUE 16  |  Perfect Accessories

Fabrics & Linens: Les Indiennes Ikat Prints

April 22, 2009 5:30 PM

BY Julie Carlson

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New at Les Indiennes: a line of handmade ikat fabrics in an array of patterns and geometrics. The ikat is the most meticulous and laborious method of weaving fabric, involving resist-dyeing small bundles of yarn, which are then woven on narrow looms. Les Indiennes cotton ikats are sturdy enough to upholster furniture, but also delicate enough to comfortably cover pillows.

Above: Mid-Century Chair Upholstered in Ikat Stripe; $2,750 (white cotton slipcover included).

Above: Ikat Stripe; $150 per yard.

Above: Ikat Spots; $160 per yard.

Above: Ikat Checks; $150 per yard.