Textile Highlight: Sabra Silk | Centsational Fashion

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I simply returned from a fast three day journey to the Coachella valley within the California desert. In the event you noticed my Instagram tales, you understand I had a number of hours to browse the house decor and furnishings outlets within the space that features Palm Springs, Indio, Yucca Valley, Palm Desert, and Joshua Tree Nationwide Park. Desert type remains to be going sturdy, the impartial tones, natural textures, and woven supplies are nonetheless in demand particularly within the comfortable desert tones that embrace clay, taupe, sage, blush, and terra cotta.

In a number of shops I observed textiles in sabra materials, principally pillows and tote luggage. All of them have been so pretty l I discovered myself eager for a sabra pillow or two so as to add to my sofas for the autumn. It’s been awhile since I wrote about textiles, however my current go to to the desert impressed right now’s highlight!

textile spotlight sabra silk

What’s sabra you would possibly ask? Sabra is also known as “cactus silk” though the fibers really come from agave which is a succulent, not a cactus. The leaves of the agave are harvested then dyed with botanical pigments. The threads are loomed into the silk after which embroidered patterns in geometric motifs are historically added.

The agave plant is native to Mexico however the materials are cultivated in Morocco, so a lot of the sabra textiles bought around the globe are sourced from Fes or Marrakech. It’s a textile that can also be related to the desert bohemian type of decor so naturally the patterns pop up in residence decor outlets within the desert.

textile spotlight sabra silk

textile spotlight sabra silk

marr kett

textile spotlight sabra silk

blush & ochre

textile spotlight sabra silk

moroccan idea / aztec home

textile spotlight sabra silk

ottoman store

textile spotlight sabra silk

blush & ochre


In the event you’re considering of including sabra silk cushions to your property, see the listing beneath for sources for pillow covers, rugs, and extra.


Sources for Sabra textiles:

Etsy outlets


Blush & Ochre


Saffron & Spruce

Indigo & Saffron

Marr-Kett (Australia)

Aztec home (Australia)



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