Tag: fair trade

A Very Happy New Year!

We would like to say a very Happy New Year to you, our fantastic customers and supporters- for your continued encouragement and feedback. We appreciate it more than we can say. And our thanks and best wishes too, to all our amazing suppliers, for their creativity and inspiration. We have so much to look forward […]

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10 Mins With: Emma Sadler and Georgie Rush, Co- Founders of Lālla London

Stories. Rug making has always been about stories- of culture, tradition, families and an ancient craft. Emma Sadler and Georgie Rush,  two friends with years of experience working with rugs  established Lālla London, the go-to rug emporium for the very finest hand crafted rugs in 2017. Their love of rugs and their passion for quality, […]

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Why You Should Covet A Kantha

We talk about our love of kantha a lot at ibbi: and what’s not to love! Kantha quilts, kantha throws, kantha blankets, kantha cushions..they’re all truly unique vintage goodies, made in the brightest happy colours: timeless textiles to treasure forever. So what makes them so special? Kantha is a type of Bengali embroidered quilt- the […]

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ibbi Loves: Mother’s Day. Read About Our Favourite 5 (And There’s 20% Off At ibbi Until March 6 2016 Too)

We’re not the biggest gift-givers at ibbi but we do love a Mother’s Day treat! So just in case you’re struggling to find a small something to help you celebrate on March 6th, here’s a few suggestions. We’ve chosen some of our favourite products with interesting stories, all made by artisans in marginalised communities, who […]

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The New Frilly: Don’t Dilly Dally!

Our new handcrafted, hand painted ‘Frilly’ jugs have just arrived from our favourite pottery in South Africa and they’re selling fast. We thought they’d make good pressies this Christmas and you seem to think so too!  They’re perfect for your milk or winter warming custard. Or why not use as a vase:  they look so […]

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So When it Comes To Patterns…

We had such fun at our photo shoot last week (the spectacular autumnal sunshine couldn’t have arrived at a better time!) after our gorgeous, timeless four poster beds and our new vintage kantha collections arrived at ibbi HQ.  And as the block printed quilts, kantha throws and softest kantha bolsters and cushions were casually piled […]

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