Childrenswear has really come on these last few years, I wrote an earlier blog about one stand out collection from the high street, but there are thousands of independent shops that are also producing beautiful collections, one such company is What Mother Made based in Dalston, East London. They produce classic childrenswear shapes, but they use locally sourced fabrics and the prints they choose are really fabulous

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Having worked as a textile designer, designing prints many moons ago, the materials that this East London company work in, have always inspired me, I used to  drive down the Kingsland Road quite a lot  and you could see these vibrant batik fabrics on the streets of Dalston.

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What Mother Made, don’t only work in batiks, they also use ditsy vintage florals, ginghams and stripes.

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Everything is pattern cut and stitched at their East London studio and they also offer made to order, so if you have something specific in mind, they will turn their hand to that. You’ll find them at Broadway Market and at other London stockists, you will also find them elsewhere in the UK. They offer free postage and packing (UK only) so…what’s not to love? Great for your little’uns this spring.

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