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.

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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.

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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!

See Us At The Stacey Community Centre Christmas Fayre

See Teddy in a Bag at the Stacey Community Centre Christmas Fayre this Saturday.

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Teddy in a Bag will be there with lots of different bags, baskets and moses baskets with teddies inside and with other Christmas gifts too, from small stocking fillers and teddies for the Christmas tree, to larger bags for all ages!

And Little Gifts of Southsea will be there with beautiful Christmas decorations, gorgeous jewellery and lots of small, unique gifts for all ages.

The Fayre is this Saturday, 1st December, from 11:00-15:00

At The Stacey Community Centre
Walsall Road, Copnor, PO3 6DN Portsmouth

Christmas fun for all ages and lots of Christmas stalls too.

Join everyone for Christmas fun and mince pies this Saturday!

And please do come along and visit our stalls!

New Small Blue Bags With Fluffy Teddies

Three of the new blue and cream small crochet bags with fluffy teddies inside:

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I have been busy making more of the small bags with a small teddy in the front pocket.
And I thought it would be nice to make some more in blue and cream because they are so pretty.

Well, here are 3 of the new bags, each with a fluffy teddy in the front pocket of course.
They seem very happy teddies too 🙂

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These small bags, just like the pink ones, or the cream and sparkle ones, measure approximately 6 inches long by 5.75 inches wide, with comfy shoulder/carry straps which are around 15-17 inches long.
(All measurements are approximate and will vary a little as crochet items always do)

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Little fluffy bears are nice and chubby, with moving arms and legs, and measure approximately 5 inches from the top of the head to the bottom of the feet.

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As you can see, the front pocket, being large enough to take a 5 inch chubby teddy, is also suitable for providing extra space for other small items and the bags are roomy inside too.

These little blue and cream bags with teddy bears in will be available at Christmas markets this year (and if I get time to make a few more, may also be on Etsy or Ebay).
Prices of each bag with teddy at markets and fairs is £5.00. If I post some to Etsy, they will cost more, owing to posting, packaging and processing charges.

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I think these little bags are so sweet with their teddies inside.
And I hope you like them too.

Teddy Nice and Snug In His Warm Turquoise Basket

Sweet small teddy nice and warm with his soft scarf and matching turquoise basket to sleep in.

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On my previous post about my Multi Coloured Lilac Baskets With Teddies Inside, I said I was making some turquoise ones as well. Well here they are.

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This small, 5 inch teddy is wearing a lovely warm scarf in soft turquoise yarn to match his turquoise-mix basket.
He’s quite a fashion icon 🙂

Just like the other baskets in this style, with small, 5 inch teddies inside, the price of these baskets with their teddy is £4.00 each at markets and fairs.

And once I have a few more made, I will post them online in the Elephant Sun Dog Etsy Shop too. I hope to update this page when I do so.

In the meantime, if you are in the Portsmouth UK area, please come along to our markets and fairs to see all of our teddies in bags.
We’d love to see you!

Multi Coloured Lilac Baskets With Teddies Inside

Sweet teddy with his lilac multi-coloured basket and matching scarf.

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My small crochet baskets with teddies inside are very popular, so I have been adding more colours to the collection.

I’ve already shown you the New Small Teddies in Baskets in Pink shades, and now here are new baskets in lilac and lovely bright multi colours.

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The small teddy is wearing a lovely warm lilac scarf to match the lilac shades in his basket, and looks very snug 🙂

All small crochet baskets in this design and with a small, 5 inch, teddy wearing a matching scarf, are priced at £4.00 each at markets and fairs and will soon be posted online too (of course, postage and processing costs will have to be added to online sales).

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I am now making some in turquoise multi-colours, so will show them to you too, when they are completed.

You can never have too many teddies in baskets 🙂

Teeny Tiny Teddies In Baskets for Christmas

These Teeny Tiny Teddies in baskets look great on the Christmas tree!

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I have already introduced you to my Teeny Tiny Baskets with Teddies Inside, and I am pleased to say that they are very popular at Christmas Fairs.

So I have been busy making new teeny tiny baskets with their teeny tidy teddies and here they are. Resplendent on their very own Christmas tree 🙂

You will be able to find these sweet little baskets at the Christmas Fairs and Markets I am doing in the weeks coming up to Christmas. The teddies inside are either fluffy beige or smooth white and just under 7cms in length. And they are all very sweet 🙂

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Baskets with teeny teddy inside are priced at £1.50 each, so make lovely stocking fillers or pocket money presents.

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I’m afraid that I won’t be posting these online at this time, because postage and packing costs would have to be added.
However, if anyone reading this cannot make it to our markets, but wants to contact me about purchasing one or more, I’ll see what I can do.

They do look great on the Christmas tree! 🙂

New Lilac Crochet Backpack with Small Teddy

Another brand new backpack! This one is in a lovely shade of lilac with a silky lining inside the bag and in the front pocket.

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And of course it comes with a small teddy snuggled down in the roomy front pocket.

This is one of a range of backpacks you will see at our Christmas fairs and markets.
I have them in lilac, baby blue, pink and Christmas red and cream.

Because they are handmade crochet items, backpacks do vary in size a little, but this one is pretty average and measures 9.5 inches in length and 7.5 inches in width (and will stretch a little more when filled).

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Shoulder straps are each 14 inches long but will stretch a little to fit a child’s shoulders.

All backpacks are lined – inside the bag and in the front pocket.

And not forgetting the teddy. Teddies in backpacks are all 5 inch teddies with moveable arms and legs, so they can sit as well as stand (and lie down 🙂 ).

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Medium backpacks like this are suitable for most children.
They are priced at £8.00 at fairs and markets. When posted to our Elephant Sun Dog Etsy Shop, they will cost £8.00 plus postage and packing and processing.

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I hope you like this lovely lilac backpack.
It’s a lovely, roomy little bag and with the teddy and just right for a lovely gift!

See Teddy In A Bag This Coming Saturday!

See Teddy in a Bag at The Salvation Army Christmas Fayre in Southsea on Saturday 17th November, 2018.

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The Salvation Army Christmas Fayre is from 10.30am to 12.30pm in the Lighthouse Community Rooms, Albert Road, Southsea, this coming Saturday 17th November.

There will be lots of interesting stalls, with Christmas gifts and more!

The lighthouse cafe is open and the Fayre will be opened by The Ugly Sisters, who are appearing in Cinderella at the Groundlings Theatre.

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Please come along and enjoy making a great start to Christmas this year.

And don’t forget to stop by at the Teddy in a Bag and Little Gifts of Southsea stalls, to see all the nice gifts we have there 🙂

Hanging Cradle Bags With Teddy Inside

These sweet little cradle nesting bags are new to Teddy In a Bag.

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These little hanging cradles make great gifts.
In a range of pretty colours and all with a small, soft teddy sitting comfortably inside, they will delight many children.

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And the teddy has a scarf to keep them warm in cold weather 🙂

You could hang these little cradles from a bedroom door, or next to a bed, or carry them around with the teddy inside. The hanging tag is just right to carry too and to act as a gentle swing for the small teddy.

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The cradles come in lovely colours of baby blue, pretty pinks, lilac, and mixes of lilac and turquoise.
And as you can see, each teddy has a scarf to match their cradle.

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These little cradles with teddies will be at Christmas fairs and markets over the next few weeks, and after the weekend, I should have made enough to put on Etsy too.

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Price of each cradle with teddy inside is £3.50 at markets and fairs.
I have now added two of the cradles with teddies in to our Elephant Sun Dog Etsy shop.
The price on Etsy is £6.00 inclusive to include postage, packing and processing.

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I will post more pictures in the coming days, and I’m sure you will love these little cradles and their teddies as much as we do.

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! 🙂