The Best Children’s Advent Calendars?

Are we the best? Well, the people at the British broadsheet newspaper The Independent think so. Memory Thread Co. was been featured in The Indy’s 2015 Best Kid’s Advent Calendars selection as one of only fifteen featured calendars to be enjoyed by children. Of course the Little Beanie is also in their main image, too! This doesn’t mean that older children (adults?) can’t enjoy our advent calendars. After all, they’re now officially the best. Browse the full collection of Bow Beanie’s Quilted Advent Calendars here

Not Just Children’s Art…

I’m sure everyone is well aware by now how much I love reproducing children’s art in handmade keepsakes or as something a bit more useful. However when I was recently approached to reproduce something from a hand-made wedding invitation to be made in to a keepsake wedding gift for the bride, I couldn’t refuse. Mr Beanie and I had an exceptionally small wedding and given that more than half of the attendees were children, we had very few gifts at our wedding, but it was enough to know that a present with real heart and thought is rare. (Small note: last week Mr Beanie smashed the last of our wedding gift wine glasses, so we now have not a single…

Mothers’ Day Competition Winner

  It was Mothers’ day in America yesterday, am I right? Well in any case back on this side of the pond, I ran a giveaway on my facebook page for the United Kingdom’s Mums (It’s the sorta thing I do, because I’m a generous soul!) The winner of the giveaway was a lovely lady with a little boy with a thing for Spiderman; look at this picture he drew (clever little sausage!) The prize was for me to reproduce the child’s drawing on fabric to produce a wonderful framed keepsake picture to treasure. The Little Beanie quite likes Spider-Man too; she wanted to keep it to decorate her room with. Actually she puts forward a good case to keep…

Every Day Mum

Mothers’ day is just around the corner, From now until the 15th March I will be offering a 15% discount both here and in my Etsy shop. Just use the code EVERYDAYMUM when you checkout. I have a whole new range of products which are perfect as gifts for mothers and grandmothers, or anybody really – let’s face it, they are adorable. You can have a child’s artwork reproduced faithfully onto fabric to produce a framed picture, a bag, a cushion cover, a hankie… I could put your child’s picture on a nightie if you want! The possibilities are endless and I’m very happy to work with you on a special¬†project