Reverse logic: reversible soft furnishings give you two-for-one

Reverse logic: reversible soft furnishings give you two-for-one

When it comes to cushions, throws and bedspreads, choose reversible fabrics so you can chop and change as the mood takes you

By Sophie Barritt
Two tone Bute wool fabric - cushions from Lane By Post

These vibrant two-tone cushions from Lane By Post are made from renowned Bute wool. 43x43cm, they cost £65.

It makes great sense to choose products that are reversible..you feel you're getting more bang for your buck and should you get bored with one colour, you can change it in an instant.

Reversible cushions aren't that widely available, so well done to Lane By Post for its collection of two-tone Bute wool cushions. Available in distinctive colour combinations such as Seville Orange and Mallard Blue, they'll ensure there's never a dull day. Bute is, of course, renowned for its hard-wearing pure woollen fabrics, which are themselves woven from two yarns on the Isle of Bute, off the coast of western Scotland. 

 

Velvet and linen reversible bedspread by Glasgow's Niki Jones, £195
Bute wool cushions from Lane By Post come in fabulous two tone colours such as Ionian Sea Blue and Mustard Yellow, £65
Reversible Beige Multispot lambswool throw from The British Blanket Company. £78, 140x85cm
Reversible recycled outdoor rugs by US brand Fab Habitat, available in the UK at Cuckooland
Quilt from Dutch brand By Molle, made in colours customers choose from linen, organic cotton and bamboo. £191

If you buy your own fabrics, but aren't in possession of a sewing machine, take them to your local fabric or interior design shop which will be able to have them made up into two-tone cushions for you.

The bedspread is another product that lends itself to being reversible and Glasgow designer Niki Jones offers gorgeous velvet bedspeads in yellow, navy or taupe which are faced in natural linen.

And Dutch company By Molle offers to make you a bedspread in the colours of your choice, using linen, organic cotton and a bamboo filling. They measure 80x280cm and costs £191.

Reversible blankets and throws are available at Bronte By Moon and at The British Blanket Company, while when it comes to rugs, check out Fab Habitat, which has some reversible designs in its extensive collection of outdoor rugs made from recycled plastic straws. Find them in the UK at Cuckooland.

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