Is it an abstract pattern, raindrops on water, snow, wood grain? The pattern is intriguing and for a traditional Japanese kasuri fabric it is surprisingly contemporary. The mix of white, grey and blue means that it is also a very versatile cushion.
Linen backed with a slim flange around the edge. Sakata use a mixture of natural and artificial indigo to help the colour stick.
The Sakata workshop is always bustling with activity. The Sakatas are constantly trying new ideas and patterns, whether it is opening a boutique in New York or collaborating with designers.
They are a big supplier of clothing, but are happy for us to explore their storeroom for any patterns we can find. They are a great combination of producer and entrepreneur - and are always fun to deal with.