Lapwing birdsong cushion (medium)


Lapwing birdsong cushion (medium)

Designed and handwoven by Lynne Hocking-Mennie of Lynne’s Loom.

This product has guaranteed UK Christmas shipping if you order by 17/12/2020.

Made in Aberdeen.

Limited edition of 4 cushions.

Each cushion is 32 x 32 cm, handwoven in 100% lambswool spun in Scotland (blueberry purple and silver grey), and filled with a duck feather-filled cushion pad.

The pattern on the front of this cushion is inspired by the spectrograph of a lapwing trilling in the machair of North Uist. A spectrograph is a way of visualising changes in pitch and intensity of sound over time, and the lapwing spectrograph was converted into a weaving pattern. The pattern that is created in the handwoven fabric reflects the original spectrograph, letting you “see” the sound of the birdsong. The back of the cushion is unpatterned.

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Lynne Hocking-Mennie (Lynne's Loom)

Working from her studio in Aberdeen city centre, Lynne designs and creates unique handwoven homewares and accessories that are inspired by scientific data and concepts. The pieces shown here are inspired either by genetics/ancestry or bioacoustics; and everything is either one-of-a-kind or one-of-a-very-small-batch. Lynne weaves on a hand-built wooden loom using natural fibres, most of which are sourced locally (including wool she spins by hand from the fleece of rare breed sheep that live beside her house on the coast).


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