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Wool Applique Pillows by Michele Dore

Get Folked! These pillows bring folk design and upcycled materials into the now.

"Bleeding Hearts" and "MacIntosh Yellow"        IMG-20131116-02628

Each pillow case is unique in combination of vintage buttons, fibres both new and recycled, and backing fabrics. Applique is whipstitched with strong 50/50 wool/acrylic thread to withstand everyday use and cleaning. Fit a 20×20 inch pillow form (not included).

$65 each

“Mackintosh Red” inspired by the art of Charles Rennie Mackintosh uses recycled wools, and fun “tape” fabric inside facing the flap on tartan back. Oversize snaps closure under vintage buttons.

"MacIntosh Red" Wool Applique by Michele Dore

“Mackintosh Red” – Front View

back of MacIntosh Red

“Mackintosh Red” – Back View


 “Rose of Sharon”  front is new  and upcycled  felted sweater wool, printed cotton backing, and vintage buttons.

"Rose of Sharon" Wool Applique by Michele Dore

“Rose of Sharon” – front

Rose of Sharon backside

“Rose of Sharon” – back


“Mackintosh Yellow”      new and recycled wools on front, Japanese blockprinting style cotton linen back, vintage buttons


"MacIntosh Yellow" Wool Applique by Michele Dore

“Mackintosh Yellow” – front

back of "MacIntosh Yellow"

“Mackintosh Yellow” – back


“Whig Rose”  new and recycled wool on 100% silk noil background, back is cotton fabric with vintage buttons.

"Whig Rose" Wool Applique by Michele Dore

“Whig Rose” – front

back of "Whig Rose"

“Whig Rose” – back


  “Bleeding Heart”  overdyed wool on silk/cotton blend background, cotton ticking back, vintage buttons

 "Bleeding Hearts" Wool Applique by Michele Dore

“Bleeding Heart” – front

back of "Bleeding Hearts"

“Bleeding Heart” – back


 “Heading Home”  new and recycled wools on vintage cotton feed sack antique snaps, antique buttons, antique French covered zinc buttons. Please note: the soluble ink printing on old feed sacks was meant to wash out. Ink may fade if washed. To care, dab spot with damp cloth.

"Heading Home" Wool Applique by Michele Dore

“Heading Home” – front

Backside Heading Home

“Heading Home”- back


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