Archive for the ‘Wearable Art & Accessories’ Category
Fresh in store this week are a colorful range of fingerless mittens for the 3-6 year old crowd. Hand crocheted here at Little Sparrow, from extra soft pure Australian wool, these mittens are guaranteed to help those busy little hands stay cozy this cold season. There are lots and lots of colors to choose from, so call in and pick your favourite soon!
Smaller sizes are coming soon – so tiny hands, hold on!
images from M2Matiz
Mother’s Day gifts can be hard – so choose one your mum will love and one that has been made locally, by hand, and isn’t headed for the landfill in the near future. Choose from a range of elegant M2Matiz t.lighthaus designs and help mum create a relaxing and beautiful environment with the soft diffused glow of a tea light lantern. Pair it with a pure Australian beeswax candle…
image from Queen B Candles
Queen B make 100% pure Australian beeswax candles which are gentler on our planet – smoke free, non-toxic and non-allergenic. They are made of natural beeswax, not petroleum based wax, so they are effectively carbon neutral.
image from Mainichi Design
Treat mum to a stunning accessory by Mainichi Design, a mixed textile brooch or a wonderfully tactile bush wood necklace.
The Cath Kidston scarf kit is perfect for a crafty mum, and don’t forget if she’s already an accomplished yarn artiste she may appreciate something from our yarn shelves, or range of hooks and needles!
And of course we have Little Sparrow gift vouchers, always gratefully received and are good for purchases in store as well as for our workshops and classes!
At last the sunny days are here to stay and we are pleased to share with you our newly stocked range Australian designed 100% cotton reversible sun hats by Loco Felix and Loco Lili. These fab hats are machine washable, have adjustable chin straps for windy days and include a name space on garment label for safe-keeping. Come in and choose from range of reversible patterns!
Our friend Anne has been working hard to bring your little ones this amazing selection of pure wool, hand knitted scarves…
Not too long, and not too heavy, these will keep necks cozy and brighten up visits to the park all winter long.
Anne’s detail is exquisite, aren’t these flowers beautiful? Which scarf do you like best? My guess is these won’t last long – there is only one of each design so don’t miss out.
Some folks may not know but this little toyshop has some cute hand made clothes aswell.
In keeping with the theme of supporting local talent, Little Sparrow has a small range of trully vintage dresses made the way of old…..blanket stitch-loop button holes, vintage lace trims and shirring. The are even some dear Smock Tops courtesy of Enid Gilchrist circa 1965. Stunning retro fabrics just to top them all off
From $24.95, pure cotton and Melbourne Made!
New to the shop today are some great kits from Princess Kirstie Jane!
Check out all the stunning colours!
These embroidery kits tick all the boxes in my opinion. They are pure fibre, up-cycled, hand-made, original designs, user-friendly and locally sourced and created.
So if your’e looking for a great little project that is kind to the world and kind to you…this is it!
The kits are to make a brooch. There are some really cute designs to choose from:- Lovebird, Toadstool, Owl and Butterfly
$16.50 for everything you need to create your own little piece of art!