Wednesday, 18 June 2008

Orange Zebra, and Mustard Bumble Bee

Here are the latest romper and hat sets. These baby basics feature reverse applique detail and animal styled hats.

Cotton/Lycra stretch
Resin snap crotch

Available in sizes

$48NZ each

Tuesday, 17 June 2008

Welly Craft Markets - coming soon

I'm busy preparing lots of exciting new free range wears for Craft 2.0 , the fantastic indie craft show that takes over the New Dowse in Lower Hutt every once in a while. This is happening again on the 19th of July, so if you are in the Wellington area come check it out.

A little further down the track is my favourite local crafty event, Knack08. Not on the scale of craft2.0, but heaps of fun and you get a peak inside the wonderful community the operates around the Berhampore School. Next Knack 2nd of August @ Berahampore School, 105 Britomart Street (off Adelaide Road).

(update... picture of free range baby stall and me @ craft2.0)

Sunday, 15 June 2008

Space Rangers

Monday, 9 June 2008

Spring time coats

Bring on spring time! It's been pretty hard to contemplate warmer weather while in the depth of an especially bitter Welly winter, but I'm starting to mix in some spring weight coats with the quilted variety. Here's hoping we might be able to do away with a few layers some time in the not too distant future.

This is my favourite new coat. All the spring coats are fully reversible, and come in plain, hooded or collared varieties.

Available in sizes 6, 12, 18months

Wednesday, 4 June 2008

construction of a farm yard coat

I spent the day cutting out a big new batch of coats. This is my favourite. Another Palmy Op. shop treasure is being turned into a quilted coat. I adore this print, orange, brown, animals and retro, what better combination could there be? Perhaps the african themed fabric I have in the same style.

This was my second attempt at quilting fabric, although I have now realised that I need to quilt the fabric after I cut out the pieces and insure that the batting is smaller than the outer fabric. Otherwise I end up with seams so thick that the poor little person inside the coat would be stuck like a statue, unable to move. It's going to be a case lots of unpicking and re quilting, oh well, all will be nutted out come #3!

Gorgeous vintage buttons too!

Watch this space for the finished product

Custom Orders

little free ranger, Elvie, sporting her free range baby tee at home in Sweden.

vintage cotton print bloomers with sky blue ribbed bands

cotton stretch tee with rib banding and "wee chick" appliqué and free style embroidery

I love doing custom orders, and it's even more fun making things when it's for a friend... Like these little numbers that flew off to Aussie on the weekend.