I simply returned from a fast three day journey to the Coachella valley within the California desert. For those who noticed my Instagram tales, you understand I had a number of hours to browse the house decor and furnishings retailers within the space that features Palm Springs, Indio, Yucca Valley, Palm Desert, and Joshua Tree Nationwide Park. Desert model continues to be going sturdy, the impartial tones, natural textures, and woven supplies are nonetheless in demand particularly within the smooth desert tones that embrace clay, taupe, sage, blush, and terra cotta.
In a number of shops I observed textiles in sabra materials, principally pillows and tote luggage. All of them had been so beautiful l I discovered myself eager for a sabra pillow or two so as to add to my sofas for the autumn. It’s been awhile since I wrote about textiles, however my current go to to the desert impressed in the present day’s highlight!
What’s sabra you would possibly ask? Sabra is sometimes called “cactus silk” though the fibers really come from agave which is a succulent, not a cactus. The leaves of the agave are harvested then dyed with botanical pigments. The threads are loomed into the silk after which embroidered patterns in geometric motifs are historically added.
The agave plant is native to Mexico however the materials are cultivated in Morocco, so a lot of the sabra textiles bought world wide are sourced from Fes or Marrakech. It’s a textile that can be related to the desert bohemian model of decor so naturally the patterns pop up in dwelling decor retailers within the desert.
For those who’re pondering of including sabra silk cushions to your house, see the checklist under for sources for pillow covers, rugs, and extra.
Sources for Sabra textiles:
Aztec house (Australia)