VIDEO: How the City Cushion was made
The City Cushion celebrates the history of Manchester City and it’s ties with Manchester. See how the City Cushion was made.
Introducing the City Cushion
The City Cushion scatter cushion is an ideal addition to add a quirky touch to your Manchester City collection. Featuring a Doodle Map of Manchester, highlighting key Manchester City locations around the City, the City Cushion is a must have for any Blue.
This is Our City after all!
Maine Road, Kippax Street, St Marks Gorton; all parts of our City History are included, together with modern fun images such as Shiekh Mansour in his Lamborghini! It also includes references to famous fans such as boxer Ricky Hatton.
Take a look at the video to see how the City Cushion was made.
Who made the City Cushion
Mancitygifts’ very own The Ginger Wig (a City season ticket holder for over 20 years) together with Manchester based artist Dave Draws, collaborated on the design, before the material was printed by a Manchester based firm.
The cushion was then expertly handmade by Loose Button Upholstery in their Manchester studio.
This is a true Made in Manchester cushion to celebrate the history of Manchester’s only team!
How the City Cushion was made
The latest digital printing technology was used to apply the design onto a crisp white 100% cotton twill. Each is feather filled and has a concealed zip, backed in a soft touch charcoal fabric. All cushions are handmade using an iconic Brother sewing machine in Manchester.
● Digitally printed onto 100% cotton twill
● Soft touch charcoal fabric with concealed zip
● Feather filled
● Handmade in Manchester
● Approximately 17″ square
Where to buy the City Cushion
The City Cushion will be launched at the Loose Button Upholstery stall at the Northern Quarter Makers Market on May 8th before the Arsenal game at the Etihad.
— Makers Market (@makersmarketmcr) May 3, 2016
Alternatively the cushions can be purchased from the Mancitygifts online store
Where is the Northern Quarter Makers Market
The Northern Quarter Makers Market is held on the second Sunday of every month. The Northern Quarter is an area of Manchester above Piccadilly Gardens, a short walk from Piccadilly station (see map below).
The Makers Market is a wonderful collection of food and craft makers. The NQ Market is held in Stevenson Square, roughly 25 minutes walk from the Etihad, alternatively buses from Piccadilly Gardens cost about £1 on match days, while trams can be boarded at Piccadilly Gardens or Piccadilly station for about £3 return.
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