In 1956 Maija Isola created the Kivet (Stones) pattern for Marimekko. Isola's first version of Kivet was inspired by large circles cut from paper, in the style of French artist Henri Matisse. On the Turquoise/Lime upholstery fabric, you can see that the edges of the stone shapes vary from rounded to flat for this very reason. The two colors of ink overlap on the outer edges of the shapes as well, creating a different shade of green.
(See the secondary photo for an approximation of one yard.)This Marimekko fabric is sold by the yard. Enter desired quantity of yards in the Yards box. If you order multiple yards, they will remain intact.
The photo shows the fabric pattern as if the cut edges were at the top and bottom; selvage with Marimekko name will appear on the sides.
Please order carefully. Cut fabric cannot be returned.
The bold, effusive prints and textiles of Marimekko are the first to come to mind for many when thinking about Finnish design. Founded in 1951 by Finnish couple Viljo and Armi Ratia, the name Marimekko translated literally means "Mary-dress." Marimekko’s impact reaches beyo... More Marimekko
Undisputedly the most famous textile designer to have existed at Marimekko, Maija Isola created over 500 prints during her long and colorful employment. The height of her design notoriety occurred during the 1960’s, right around the time when she created her explosive Unikko pattern. In add... More Maija Isola
I was very disappointed to learn I paid more than had to for this fabric. I went to the FinnStyle close-out sale the week of ordering this fabric only to see it as a remnant there for 12.00 and I had paid 49.00 - yikes! I was able to buy a few other remnants that I would not have otherwise been able to afford at the close-out sale which made me happy - but still feel a pit in my stomach for the variation in cost for this one yard:-(