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Reasons to dress chairs and sofas in throws.

Throws like cushions also brighten up a dull sofa, however,they serve a further purpose of warming you up when it gets a bit nippy. Depending on the type of fabric being used , they can bring a touch of luxury to a home as well.

I chose the moss coloured mohair fabric because of its yielding texture and strong moss colour. I enjoy working with cotton, hence added the voile camouflage detail fabric. The cotton voile softens the intense colour of this throw. I once had a beautiful red mohair throw from Cocoa bean. It served me well. I love mohair for its warmth and softness.

The grey iron Dupion silk is very alluring, I couldn’t resist combining it with the pale grey mohair and being frivolous by adding little pompoms to it! That was great fun winding the wool around the tiny pom-pom maker.

The large red trailing branches on the pink knitted lace are quite expressive. I went on to add the white cotton lace which is intertwined with red velvet lace. Piroska (Red in Hungarian) made these beautiful throws!! I love crocheted thin cotton. I therefore couldn’t resist combing it with the knitted fabric.

Although the brown trailing flower on black lace is identical in motif to the pink and red one, its bright orange sequined trimming also brings it a bit more to life. I just couldn’t again resist adding a hint (??) of orange colour in there!

Do you use throws on your sofas and chairs, if so why? If not again why don’t you? let me know by leaving a comment on Zaliwana Accessories.

The sweethearts

Vertel was born in 1953 in Budapest. She learnt how to draw from Pál Mizser and Huba Bálványos.

She has been creating personal exhibitions as well as  joint exhibitions since 1979. Clay as a form of self-expression was first introduced to her at the Secondary School of Visual Arts (or Kisképző). She studied under István Sándor and Lőrinc Győző. Vertel has been a member of the National Association of Artists since 1992.

In 1994, she worked at the International Ceramics Studio in Kecskemét on a scholarship. For 30 years, her work has been available nationwide in the galleries of the Képcsarnok company. Since 1998, she  has been exhibiting her garden sculptures in the arboretum of the Corvinus University at the Horticulture Exhibition every April. This place greatly inspires her to create a new kind of garden culture. She makes frost proof ceramic sculptures and flowerpots that could grace gardens in every season.

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