Friday, 3 January 2014

With Thanks and See You Soon

To all fans of our work and supporters,

Thank you for helping make what we love to do a reality and allowing us to stretch our creative muscle!  We could not have achieved what we have done without all your love and passion for us.

We wanted you to be the first to know, that as of today, we shall be taking a break.  We will return in Summer 2014 and hope to see you all again then.

Wishing you Love and Happiness in 2014.

SisterBatik xx

Friday, 15 March 2013

Africa Rich




My work with African batik prints and patchwork is always a celebration of the richness of Africa.  This particular creative patchwork also has two stunning applique swifts which represent the sky, freedom of flight and the way of nature.

Sunday, 20 January 2013

African Wedding

Print by Elefant People photography on Etsy wedding-day-africa-diaspora
African Wedding styled at graceormonde.com
South Africa is the backdrop - lush!

Thursday, 17 January 2013

Our man in Havana


In tribute to Menswear A/W 2013 Fashion weeks across the globe and our man in Havana.....

Thursday, 10 January 2013

OOAK SisterBatik Patchwork Pillows

This custom made patchwork pillow cover uses African wax prints that are 100% cotton in two popular designs Java Java and Art Nouveau.

It is lined throughout in an extra layer of neutral cotton which is part of our high quality customer service.

Join the SisterBatik following and bring our niche custom- handmade pillows to your home.

Monday, 7 January 2013

Valentino at Somerset House

Currently, at London's Somerset House, you can visit a rare display of Valentino's couture outfits ranging from the 1950's to 2010's, including the vintage awards gown worn by Julia Roberts to collect her 2001 Oscar.

In the final room there is the opportunity to see recordings of le regazzas, "the girls", at work, whose hand crafting go into accomplishing these couture pieces.  Such as individually making pink chiffon discs in a technique called "Pagine" which is unique to the Valentino atelier, 1000's of which go into a final signature piece as a cape (on display).

Thursday, 3 January 2013

Funky Floor Pillow/ Cushion Covers



Ready to Relax : )

SisterBatik Floor pillow covers use our 100% crisp Dutch wax print cotton in funky FUN patterns. Look at some of the available swatches above!

Large square - 26" x 26". Concealed zip along one edge. Burlap is used on the underside for durability and rustic floor appeal. Additional, inside lining of natural cotton gives our pillow covers a wonderful heavy decor fabric feel. Professionally serged/ over-locked for a quality  finish.

These are made to order via Sisterbatik on Etsy or just contact me at sisterbatik@yahoo.com

Wednesday, 19 December 2012

2013 Trend Board - Pantone & Patterns

Pantone the world-renowned authority on colour sees the world through these various tinted glasses - Emerald being their jewel in the crown in 2013!  I recommend following Pantone on Pinterest  Get ready to see design and merchandising follow these colour rules......

I also recommend following PatternBank on Pinterest; inspiration for Print and Pattern in 2013








London fashion Week s/s 2013 takes bold prints with a  tribal twist on collage, panelling and draping.


Tribal Hmong OOAK Pillows by SisterBatik

Stella Jeans s/s 2013 uses a print popular with Burberry Prosum 2012 and SisterBatik 2011
 
African Wax Print is as popular as ever!





And Style Blogger, Susie of StyleBubble goes Geometric







And take a look at SisterBatik on Pinterest - we are NEW!