Featuring a mama and baby bear in Finnish folkloric fashion, this fabric portrays love and protection. Called Karhuemo (Mother Bear), this design by Aino-Maija Metsola is based on a sketch she made from Marimekko's 70th anniversary in 2021. Here, it's featured on Marimekko fabric made from 100 % cotton-Acrylic-coated. It could be used to make clothing or home accessories such as wall hangings and curtains. The textile art would also create a beautiful wall hanging when stretched over canvas. Made in Helsinki.
See secondary image for approximation of one repeat.
This Marimekko fabric is sold by the repeat. Enter desired quantity of repeats in the Repeats box. If you order multiple repeats, they will remain intact.
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
A graphic designer and illustrator, Aino-Maija Metsola lives in the city of Helsinki but loves to venture out into the forests and countryside’s to get inspiration for her unique patterns. Metsola holds herself to a high-standard and is never content with a design that is not complete, so s... More Aino-Maija Metsola
I have been so happy with this fabric,it stays put on my table and does not move.It does not wrinkle and everything comes of when I am cleaning it!Love this!
Read the description carefully! The motif is HUGE
January 17, 2022
I had planned on cutting this into placemats but didnâ€™t read the explanation carefully enough! The 36â€ yardage has ONE motif only (just as shown in their product picture, I admit.) Not sure what this is meant to be used for. MY mistake!