A gorgeous silk jacquard bedcover in aid of Riding for the Disabled

From the hand-embroidery brand Si Je Veux whose founder injured her spine in a riding accident

Si Je Veux silk jacquard bedcover (200cm x 195cm), £1,250
Si Je Veux silk jacquard bedcover (200cm x 195cm), £1,250

In her early teens Jane Porry, who owns the hand-embroidery brand Si Je Veux, was riding in Northumberland when a lost lamb spooked her horse and she fell, compressing her spine. At first the outlook was bleak, but being, as she puts it, “wooden-headed”, she defied her injuries to walk, and ride, again. 

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To raise money for others who find themselves disabled, Porry has created a gorgeous silk jacquard bedcover (200cm x 195cm, £1,250), backed with cashmere and decorated with Brythonic Celtic words embroidered in silk thread. “The words are those of a traditional shepherd’s counting rhyme,” she says. “Had the lamb that caused my accident been counted, things could have been very different.” 

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All proceeds will go to Riding For the Disabled, the charity that offers therapeutic horse riding for children and adults who have limited mobility.

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