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 80% linen and 20% cotton. 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.
See secondary image for approximation of one yard.
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
Thankfully, Finnstyle offers this lovely fabric by the repeat. The cloth I received had both the mother and baby bears complete. I lined the fabric and hung it at the end of a hall. Very pleased with how it turned out.
Very large repeat, so make sure to think about how to use the fabric.