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Reconstructed narratives of contemporary Australia. Twenty-three bespoke cushions by Justy Phillips & Margaret Woodward 2010 justy@relatedprojects.net www.relatedprojects.net


1 THE KELLY GANG THE STORY/ Featuring the ‘Kelly Gang’ in a sophisticated multi-colour wonderland. There’s guns, horses, beards and high boots, set against a rich yellow background and grey linen flange. COLOUR/

Bright yellow background with distinctive blues and browns.

DIMENSIONS/ 540mm x 450mm

CONSTRUCTION/

Flange design, removable cover, hidden zip, separate refillable internal down-filled cushion.

MATERIALS/

100 % vintage linen tea towel, 100% linen flange and back, duck down feathers, 100% internal cotton cushion liner, zip.


2 GLENROWAN SIEGE THE STORY/ Siege time at the Glenrowan Hotel. Full of action, guns and gums. All this and a backdrop of rich yellow navy coats and grey linen flange.

COLOUR/

Bright yellow background with distinctive blues, greens and browns.

DIMENSIONS/ 540mm x 450mm

CONSTRUCTION/

Flange design, removable cover, hidden zip, separate refillable internal down-filled cushion.

MATERIALS/

100 % vintage linen tea towel, 100% linen flange and back, duck down feathers, 100% internal cotton cushion liner, zip.


3 TAMWORTH HEART THROB THE STORY/ Line dancing anyone? Why not invite this handsome hunk home? With ruby hat and matching fancy shirt he’ll serenade you till the cows come home. Go put the kettle on luv.

COLOUR/

Multi-coloured (too many to mention). Brown piping and back panel.

DIMENSIONS/ 430mm x 430mm

CONSTRUCTION/

Three panel piped design, removable cover, invisible zip, separate refillable internal down-filled cushion.

MATERIALS/

100 % vintage linen tea towel, 100% linen flange and back, duck down feathers, 100% internal cotton cushion liner, zip.


4 NEW ENGLAND ROCKS! THE STORY/ Here’s a beauty for or all those secret geologists out there. Leave your picks at home and kick back with views of Tenterfield-Bluff and so much more...

COLOUR/

Deep cyan background with crisp white, yellow, red and greens. Brown piping and back panel.

DIMENSIONS/ 430mm x 430mm

CONSTRUCTION/

Triple panel piped design, removable cover, invisible zip, separate refillable internal down-filled cushion.

MATERIALS/

100 % vintage linen tea towel, 100% linen piping and back, duck down feathers, 100% internal cotton cushion liner, zip.


5 WREST POINT THE STORY/ High tea in the revolving thermos or martinis at the gaming tables? Admire the chandeliers and plush interiors in Australia’s first casino. It hasn’t changed much since the seventies (so they tell us!). COLOUR/

Awresting orange, fancy outlined type and deep velvet throughout. Black piping and back panel.

DIMENSIONS/

450mm x x450mm

CONSTRUCTION/

Single panel piped design, removable cover, invisible zip, separate refillable internal down-filled cushion. Embroidery.

MATERIALS/

100 % vintage linen tea towel, 100% linen flange and back, duck down feathers, 100% internal cotton cushion liner, zip.


6 TWO UP AT THE ZOO THE STORY/ Feeling lucky tonight? Still searching for that elusive something to match your technicolour shag pile? Take a walk on the wild side and come and join the ladies at the roulette wheel.

COLOUR/

It’s out there. Vibrant seventies orange and yellow with classic details in fuchsia and red. Black piping and reverse.

DIMENSIONS/

450mm x x450mm

CONSTRUCTION/

Double panel piped design, removable cover, invisible zip, separate refillable internal down-filled cushion. Embroidery.

MATERIALS/

100 % vintage linen tea towel, 100% linen flange and back, duck down feathers, 100% internal cotton cushion liner, zip.


7 PERTH AND THE ROO HEAD THE STORY/ The fine city of Perth, Western Australia perched beneath the head of a proud roo in bushland setting. The mighty Swan river and a vivid purple sky and sand bar. COLOUR/ Vibrant aquamarine and cerulean blues and fresh green. Black piping and back panel. DIMENSIONS/

480mm x x480mm

CONSTRUCTION/

Double panel piped design, removable cover, invisible zip, separate refillable internal down-filled cushion.

MATERIALS/

100 % vintage linen and cotton tea towels, 100% linen piping and back, duck down feathers, 100% internal cotton cushion liner, zip.


8 WESTERN AUSTRALIA THE STORY/ You’d lose your head if it wasn’t screwed on mate. Big reds a plenty in the West.

COLOUR/

Bush green, charcoal and kangaroo paw red. Black piping and back panel.

DIMENSIONS/

480mm x x480mm

CONSTRUCTION/

Quad panel piped design, removable cover, invisible zip, separate refillable internal down-filled cushion.

MATERIALS/

100 % vintage linen and cotton tea towels, 100% linen piping and back, duck down feathers, 100% internal cotton cushion liner, zip.

PRICE/


9 FNQ THE STORY/ A dazzling trapeze troupe flying through the Queensland surf meet Townsville’s native animals head ‘on’ (pardon the pun).

COLOUR/

Bright yellow and sparkling aqua with a brown frame and back panel.

DIMENSIONS/ 520mm x 520mm

CONSTRUCTION/

Triple panel frame design, removable cover, invisible zip, separate refillable internal down-filled cushion. Embroidery.

MATERIALS/

100 % vintage linen tea towel, 100% linen flange and back, duck down feathers, 100% internal cotton cushion liner, invisible zip.


10 SUNSHINE STATE THE STORY/ Who’s that Kookaburra looking at? It must be a kangaroo getting a head of herself on the way to Tangalooma. Sailing anyone?

COLOUR/

Bright yellow background with distinctive blues and browns with blazing red sun. Brown frame and back panel.

DIMENSIONS/ 520mm x 520mm

CONSTRUCTION/

Triple panel frame design, removable cover, invisible zip, separate refillable internal down-filled cushion. Embroidery.

MATERIALS/

100 % vintage linen tea towel, 100% linen frame and back, duck down feathers, 100% internal cotton cushion liner, zip.


11 KOALA PORT MACQUARIE THE STORY/ Koala living it large in a gum tree girt by sea. Boys meets girls. Two waves collide. And the sea parts at Port Macquarie.

COLOUR/

Sharp green background with native animal colouring. Blue ocean abounds.

DIMENSIONS/ 520mm x 520mm

CONSTRUCTION/

Double panel, double piped frame design, removable cover, invisible zip, separate refillable internal down-filled cushion. Embroidery.

MATERIALS/

100 % vintage linen tea towel, 100% linen frame, piping and back, duck down feathers, 100% internal cotton cushion liner, zip.


12 DROP BEARS THE STORY/ Bears waiting to see the sights of Port Macquarie. Still. It’s hard to eat without a mouth.

COLOUR/

Sharp green background with native animal colouring. Blue skies above.

DIMENSIONS/ 520mm x 520mm

CONSTRUCTION/

Double panel, double piped frame design, removable cover, invisible zip, separate refillable internal down-filled cushion. Embroidery.

MATERIALS/

100 % vintage linen tea towel, 100% linen frame, piping and back, duck down feathers, 100% internal cotton cushion liner, zip..


13 SURFERS PARADISE THE STORY/ Surf’s up. A tropical fruit salad of parrots, hibiscus, angel-fish and pineapples. Come to Queensland there’s hunks everywhere.

COLOUR/

Bright, bright, bright. Bronzed bodies and tropical tones. Black frame and back panel.

DIMENSIONS/ 550mm x 550mm

CONSTRUCTION/

Double panel frame design, removable cover, invisible zip, separate refillable internal down-filled cushion. Embroidery.

MATERIALS/

100 % vintage linen tea towel, 100% linen frame and back, duck down feathers, 100% internal cotton cushion liner, zip.


14 AUSTRALIAN CANEFIELDS THE STORY/ Too hot in the fields? Knock off early and head up the Cape. Sweet.

COLOUR/

Blacks, sweet tones of violet, green and hot fuchsia beneath a yellow sun. Black frame and back panel.

DIMENSIONS/ 550mm x 550mm

CONSTRUCTION/

Double panel frame design, removable cover, invisible zip, separate refillable internal down-filled cushion. Embroidery.

MATERIALS/

100 % vintage linen tea towel, 100% linen frame and back, duck down feathers, 100% internal cotton cushion liner, zip.


15 TULLY THE STORY/ It’s hard yakka in Tully. Fancy a cuppa anyone? One lump or two?

COLOUR/

Every colour under the sun

DIMENSIONS/ 550mm x 550mm

CONSTRUCTION/

Single panel frame design, removable cover, invisible zip, separate refillable internal down-filled cushion. Embroidery.

MATERIALS/

100 % vintage linen tea towel, 100% linen frame and back, duck down feathers, 100% internal cotton cushion liner, zip.


16 BAROSSA GREEN THE STORY/ How green is your valley? Your personal guide to this cellar-brated wine region in the south. Chin chin.

COLOUR/

Grape green and vine brown. Brown frame and back panel.

DIMENSIONS/ 550mm x 550mm

CONSTRUCTION/

Single panel, double piped frame design, removable cover, invisible zip, separate refillable internal down-filled cushion. Embroidery.

MATERIALS/

100 % vintage linen tea towel, 100% linen frame, piping and back, duck down feathers, 100% internal cotton cushion liner, zip..


17 DRINK BAROSSA THE STORY/ Looking for a fully guided tour from Adelaide? Follow our vintner through the legend-ary Barossa Valley.

COLOUR/

Grape green, purple and vine brown. Brown frame and back panel.

DIMENSIONS/ 550mm x 550mm

CONSTRUCTION/

Double panel, double piped frame design, removable cover, invisible zip, separate refillable internal down-filled cushion. Embroidery.

MATERIALS/

100 % vintage linen tea towel, 100% linen frame, piping and back, duck down feathers, 100% internal cotton cushion liner, zip..


18 THE COBAR BIRDS THE STORY/ All dressed up and nowhere to go? Join these fancy beaks for a life less ordinary in the skies above rural NSW.

COLOUR/

Bright yellow background with distinctive blues and browns

DIMENSIONS/ 490mm x 490mm

CONSTRUCTION/

Flange design, removable cover, separate refillable internal down-filled cushion.

MATERIALS/

100 % vintage linen tea towel, 100% linen flange and back, duck down feathers, 100% internal cotton cushion liner, zip.


19 LYREBIRDS THE STORY/ An aviary of muted tones and golden trills. All the beauties of the sky hover within earshot of an operatic lyrebird.

COLOUR/

Glorious greens, whites and a touch of golden yellow. Beige piping and brown frame and back panel.

DIMENSIONS/ 490mm x 490mm

CONSTRUCTION/

Double panel frame design with internal piping, invisible zip, removable cover, separate refillable internal down-filled cushion.

MATERIALS/

100 % vintage linen tea towel, 100% linen frame and back, duck down feathers, 100% internal cotton cushion liner, zip.


20 PALM BEACH THE STORY/ The doyenne of Palm Beach, this big mother lyrebird looks stunning in her regal brown feathery dress. Set against a backdrop of native ferns and mossy lichen. She’ll steal your lines.

COLOUR/ DIMENSIONS/ 490mm x 490mm

CONSTRUCTION/

Single panel frame design with internal piping, invisible zip, removable cover, separate refillable internal down-filled cushion.

MATERIALS/

100 % vintage linen tea towel, 100% linen frame and back, duck down feathers, 100% internal cotton cushion liner, zip.


21 TASMANIA THE WHALE THE STORY/ Have a whale of a time with this Tasmanian bolster. Complete with a map of Tassie so you won’t get lost and a warm blooded mammal for a big night in. COLOUR/

Distinctive orange and ocean blues. Multi-coloured illustrations. Beige piping and end panels.

DIMENSIONS/

It’s big. Circumference 740mm x 870mm long.

CONSTRUCTION/

Round piped ends, removable cover, separate refillable internal down-filled cushion, internal zip.

MATERIALS/

100 % vintage linen tea towel, 100% linen piping and end panels, duck down feathers, 100% internal cotton bolster liner, zip.


22 GLENELG – ADELAIDE THE STORY/ Catch the tram to Glenelg and soften the ride with this beaut bolster. It’s the Garden City for sure, but oh what a lovely jetty!

COLOUR/

Whites, yellows, blues, vibrant multicolours, brown piping and ends.

DIMENSIONS/

Circumference 760mm x 910mm long.

CONSTRUCTION/

Round piped ends, removable cover, separate refillable internal down-filled cushion, internal zip.

MATERIALS/

100 % vintage linen tea towel, 100% linen piping and end panels, duck down feathers, 100% internal cotton bolster liner, zip.


23 YORKE PENINSULA THE STORY/ Hitch the caravan to the tow bar and head for the sea. From Kulpara to Moonta she’s a bumpy ride. You’ll sleep like a baby wrapped around this soft lobster.

COLOUR/

Sky blue and bright yellow. Red typography, brown piping and end panels.

DIMENSIONS/

Circumference 690mm x 790mm long.

CONSTRUCTION/

Round piped ends, removable cover, separate refillable internal down-filled cushion, internal zip.

MATERIALS/

100 % vintage linen tea towel, 100% linen piping and end panels, duck down feathers, 100% internal cotton bolster liner, zip.

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