This pillow is made with cotton fabric that is woodblock printed and dyed in natural indigo in India. The filling in the pillow is made out of 100% recycled pet bottles, and itfeatures a blind zipper in polyester (still looking for recycled blind zippers).
The blues in this pillow are created using natural Indigo. Indigo is a dye different than any other. It does not require a mordant, rather it is dyed through a living fermentation process. A vat of indigo is complex and requires proper instruction, experience, commitment, and comprehension of what's going on in the dye vat, and requires maintaining a balanced alkaline solution. To achieve dark blue I immerse the fabric in the dye bath numerous times, allowing the cloth to dry between sessions, layering the color on the cloth creates a darker blue with each dip.
Each pillow is handmade and unique, so no pillow will have the same material or look. As this is product is made of natural fibers and colors the pillow can change color slightly intime. This is normal for this kind of product.
Pillow - indigo woodblock print
Size: 50x50 cm
Shell fabric: 100% Cotton woodblock printed & dyed in indgo in India
Inner cushion: 100% Recycled PET bottles
Labels: 100% Organic cotton
Hidden zipper: Metal and polyester
Made in Amsterdam
AMK atelier creates a limited collection of decorative pillows made of recycled materials.
By purchasing this pillow you donate €5 in support of workers in the clothing industry in India, that are suffering from the corona pandemic crisis – read more about the collaboration here.