Materials: Vintage silks and cottons, khadi cotton, bamboo wadding
Price Point: £800
"The most important things in our homes (besides family) are usually those that are handed down, have special meaning, or have been made for us. I have just started designing and making bespoke quilts that combine all of these thoughts, and hopefully make the home a haven....."
"Hand pieced from a mixture of vintage silks and cottons, the quilts are then quilted by traditional quilters and are then hand-bound in silk.
The quilts are based in my love for keeping traditional crafts alive, but keeping them relevant for modern lives.
I hope you like them.
(note no drawings used - just my eyes and my hands!) "
Designer: Cassandra Ellis
Location: London, UK
Laboratory Lamp by Andie Olive
• About Design Showcase 2009: This summer we're celebrating the best in design for the home. We're taking submissions from independent and student designers from around the world and letting our readers vote on who they think has the best design. There's also a panel of august judges. Two winners will win $20,000 in targeted advertising placements on our sites to help launch their career. All info is here.