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Father’s Day

We’ve been away in Brisbane for the past few days and have had a lovely time! It’s always good to get a break away from the sewing machine and recharge the batteries! We went to Australia Zoo north of Brisbane in Beerwah and I absolutely loved it! If you’re ever…

Ernie & Bird Update

So much has been happening the past few weeks and it’s been hard to keep up with the world! The sewing machine has been going flat out with two wholesale orders for Hootie Owls. These adorable little owlets are on their way to Scamper Hampers by Emmaline and a shop…

Boutique Oven Pads

Ernie & Bird ‘High Tea’ Oven Pads measure 18cm x 30cm. Constructed with a layer of 100% cotton fabric, Insul-Bright heat-resistant batting, and lined with quilted batting for added protection and comfort. A variety of designs in boutique fabrics are on their way. Custom orders more than welcome. $30 a…

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…