Summer Fayres and New Stock at Teddy in a Bag

It has been a busy summer so far for Teddy in a Bag.
We have had a great time in the sun at school fayres. Last weekend, we had two great days at Pop Up on the Pier, Southsea, and this coming Saturday, 3rd August, we will be at Castle Fields, Southsea, for the Rowans Hospice Summer Fete (more about that in the next post).

Here is a side view of the stall shared with Little Gifts of Southsea at Pop Up on the Pier.

Teddy in a Bag seaside display

As you can see, it was a little windy but there was so much for all the family to see and do, it was a great event.

In the picture, you may have caught a glimpse of some of the new items for sale at Teddy in a Bag.
I like to make sure that there is always something new and interesting to see and this year there are bunnies as well as teddies on display!

There are tiny crochet baskets, some with a teddy inside and some with a bunny inside and they are extremely cute! And just as important, our Bunny in a Basket and Teddy in a Basket gifts are very reasonably priced, at £2.00 for each basket with Teddy or Bunny inside. so they make lovely gifts and pocket money toys.

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Teddies and Bunnies in Tiny Crochet Baskets

Alongside the little baskets, some of the most popular items are our Teddy in a swinging crochet cradle.
They look lovely hanging from a door, from the side of a child’s bed, or holding as a teddy wing.
At £3.50 each, the cradle swings are also a great gift for a child.

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Teddies in their cradle swings plus cradles, moses baskets and snuggles

But there is loads of stock at Teddy in a Bag for you to choose from.
The picture below shows more of a closeup of just some of the items on display.

Some ofd our Teddy Bags in Pictures
Some of our Teddy Bags and more

We also have adult’s and children’s bags (including eco-friendly cotton shoppers) and children’s snuggle blankets with bright sunshine or elephant centres. And these complement our bags, backpacks, cradles, moses baskets, little baskets and more and in lots of different sizes.

When you visit us at a fayre or market, there is always someone on hand to talk to if you want to ask questions. For instance, there are special bags and teddies which are safe for toddlers, while there are others which are loved by and safe for children of all ages (and adults too!).

You can see some Teddy in a Bag stock at the Elephant Sun Dog Etsy Shop, but to see much more and to view stock which is not always for sale online, do try to see us at our next markets.
We’d love to see you there.

And the next post is about exactly that…. our next market!

Hanging Cradle Bags With Teddies Are Now Online

Hanging Cradle Bags With Teddies Are Now Online In These Pretty Colours:

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Since making these little cradle bags for teddies, I have been asked if I would add them to an online store, as well as take them to Christmas Fairs.

So I have made some more in turquoise mix and lilac mix yarn and have posted 2 on Etsy and 2 on Ebay, as between them, these sites cover most craft items and toys.

The prices on both sites are £6.00 per cradle bag with teddy inside (wearing a scarf, of course 🙂 ) and there will be no further cost for postage, packing and processing.

The Etsy listings are:

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Crochet Cradle Toy with A Small Soft Teddy Inside – for the Turquoise mix basket with teddy.

and Small Soft Teddy sitting in its own crochet swinging cradle toy – for the Lilac mix basket with teddy.

The Ebay listings are:

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Toy Crochet Cradle Swing with A Small Soft Teddy Inside – for the Turquoise mix basket with teddy.

and Small Soft Teddy sitting in its own crochet swinging cradle toy – for the Lilac mix basket with teddy.

Please note: These are not the same teddies and cradles. Each listing is for a different teddy and basket, even though the colour mixes are similar.

I hope you like them 🙂

Crochet Cradle Bag In Pink with Teddy Inside

Pretty Pink Cradle Bag with a Sweet Small Teddy Snuggled Inside:

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When I made my post about the Pretty Peach Cradle Bag with Teddy, you may have noticed a pink cradle bag in the last picture.

Well here it is. I couldn’t leave out the pink and cream version of this lovely small bag.

Here is the cradle on its own (as you can see, it can be used for any soft toy or doll of around 5 inches in length).

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And here it is with the teddy which will be inside.

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As always, the small teddy inside is wrapped in its own crochet blanket and turn the covers out and up and you have a dear little drawstring bag.

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Mustn’t forget to let the teddy peek out now and again though 🙂

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Prices for all the cradle bags with a small teddy inside are £7.00 each when purchased at Fairs or Markets (but the cost of postage and processing fees will be added when purchased from Etsy).

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These are definitely a lovely present for a child who wants a gift to treasure!

Pretty Peach Cradle Bag With Teddy Inside

Pretty Peach Cradle Bag With Teddy Inside

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Small teddy snuggled up in its cradle bag

I have already posted the turquoise version of this sweet cradle bag, as well as the baby blue one, but I could not forget to post the pretty peach version.

This is the same colour of peach I used to make some of the moses baskets for toddlers posted earlier, and it is equally as sweet making a cradle bag for a small teddy.

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As with all the crochet cradle bags, there is a 5 inch teddy snuggled inside and then wrapped in its own crochet blanket.

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It looks very sweet peaking out when the bag is opened too 🙂

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Just like the other cradle bags with small teddy, this will cost £7.00 when purchased at Markets and Fairs and postage and processing will be added to any purchased on Etsy.

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These are such lovely little bags, I just can’t help making more! 🙂

Turquoise Cradle Bag with Teddy Inside

Here is the pretty turquoise version of the crochet cradle bag with teddy:

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I recently posted pictures of a sweet Blue Cradle Drawstring Bag, well, here is one in a very pretty shade of turquoise, with a peach trim.

With a small teddy snuggled inside, and wrapped in a blanket of course 🙂 the cradle alone makes a lovely toy for a child to treasure.

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But then fold the covers up and over, and your teddy in its cradle can be carried anywhere.

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Of course, you can open the bag to let the teddy have a look out, any time you like 🙂

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All colour versions of the crochet cradle bag with teddy will cost £7.00 each at markets and fairs.

When I add them to Etsy, I’m afraid that I will have to add a charge extra for posting and processing, but I think they will still be a very reasonable cost for such a lovely keepsake toy for a child.

Cradle Drawstring Bag With A Teddy Inside

These little crochet cradle bags are quite a novel idea.

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Crochet Cradle Bag With A Teddy Inside

Folded down, the bag makes a cradle for the teddy and then, turn the covers the other way and the cradle turns into a sweet little bag with a teddy inside!

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Cradle Turns Into a Drawstring Bag

Evidently, they are very popular in the US where they are called ‘Basinnet purses’, and children love them. I made some of these from a pattern by a lovely lady called Beverly A. Qualheim (her pattern is on Etsy here at BevsCountryCottage).

I have made several of these little cradle bags for markets (and perhaps for Etsy too) in a variety of colours and will be posting pictures of them over the next few days. And each teddy has its very own crochet blanket to keep it nice and snug 🙂

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Teddy Comes Wrapped In Its Own Special Blanket

Each cradle bag complete with small teddy will cost £7.00 at markets and fairs (postage will be added if I add them to my Etsy shop).

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So more of these are coming up soon! 🙂