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?
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…
When I made a blue Baby Ziggy sweatshirt for a baby girl, I must admit I wasn’t trying to make a statement, I just liked the colour.
From a lot of the old films I’ve watched babies only wore white but I think it wasn’t until the mid-19th century that someone decided pink was for boys because it’s a stronger colour and blue was for girls because it’s more delicate and dainty. Oh how the world has changed!
Hello and happy 2018 to you all. Looking back on my 2017 blog posts, I am surprised to see how little I feature. That wasn’t the plan at all, my intention was to sew one item a month for myself, but I didn’t quite reach that target. I did however sew eight items for myself and I’m pretty pleased with all of them. Continue reading
Win the pattern and the fabric
At Madeit Patterns, we’ve teamed up with the Belgium fabric brand Chat Chocolat, to celebrate the launch of their new collection ‘WE’RE ALL STARS’, we are giving away a Spin Dress pattern and all the fabric you need to make it.