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What’s in a name?

I think ‘Ernie & Bird’ is a cute and fun name for a children’s range of products. It reminds people of Sesame Street and stays in mind, uniquely different to other business names in the world of sewing mums at home. So what is in a name? ‘Ernie’ is my…

New range coming soon!

I’ve decided to make something for the big people for a change. Ernie & Bird will soon be stocking a range of kitchen accessories to brighten up your home! Oven mitts and gloves along with toaster covers will be in store shortly. Stay tuned!

What makes a great birthday party?

The price of invitations make me gasp. I know handmade takes time – trust me I know this! However charging $4 per invite with a photo of your baby on it adds up real quick. I made my own and it cost me a total of $10 for a pack…

New stockist coming soon!

Ernie & Bird is pleased to announce Little Yo Yo Styles as its new stockist of Hootie owls! 8 brand new designs will be in store mid-July so please visit this gorgeous store and have a look! While I’m busy making Hooties in the evenings my days are full of…

Market Wrap: June 2010

The Children’s Market at Mordialloc at the weekend wasn’t exactly what I had hoped for. I think being a long weekend in Victoria the crowds were down and maybe not the best audience for my stall. Don’t get me wrong, I got lots of lovely admirers walk past and comment…