5 years ago when I stopped shopping and started my challenge to sew ‘everything’ for my girls, I had a list of things that were exempt:
- a winter coat (I wasn’t skilled enough)
- school uniform (I couldn’t compete with Sainsbury’s)
- underwear (they had enough)
- plain t-shirts (boring!)
- jeans (Levi Strauss could do it better)
- swimwear (who sews swimwear?)
Even a monochrome lover like myself can’t resist a bold, bright and beautiful print every once in a while. And if it’s a retro style print then it’s definitely got my attention. Bonnie & Buttermilk have a new range of fabric and it’s just as charming and exquisite as their first collection. I made Scout some PJ’s but can you spot the ‘deliberate’ mistake?
It’s been a while since the last Battle of the Stitches,
me and Made by Toya starting to get twitches.
But now we’re back and we’re going head to head,
Battle of the cocoon coat without the bloodshed. Continue reading
That’s right, you got it, no Pat Butcher earrings on the left. You wouldn’t catch me wearing earrings like that (…any more 😉). And my right shoulder is down instead of up, I blame my sister, she was directing the shot. I certainly need more practice at this modelling malarky. Continue reading
Sometimes colour and prints are put together in such a beautiful and inspiring way that even an avid monochrome lover will find them utterly irresistible.
Bonnie & Buttermilk
Bonnie & Buttermilk is a German brand, based in Berlin. Owned by two women, Eike and Katrin who share a passion for bold and colourful vintage inspired prints. They set up shop 5 years ago selling clothing made from their fabric designs. Only recently have they started selling their fabric by the meter/yard. I am honoured to be part of the Bonnie & Buttermilk Blog Tour, which also includes a GIVEAWAY, so read on…