1. While the winter solstice is the shortest day of the year, the coldest period usually follows the solstice by a few weeks. Sorry.
2. The coldest temperature ever recorded was -123°C at Vostok Station, Antarctica, in 1983. Ouch.
3. We now stock heat packs made from Waverley Woollen Mills blanket off-cuts, filled with Tasmanian lavender from Port Arthur Lavender. The perfect winter antidote with an Island Magazine and a pair of hand-knitted mittens. You're welcome. ...
Being part of the #shopsmall movement means we can work directly with our makers to create new things for you. I discovered card-maker extraordinaire Jana of Word Finders Club on Etsy earlier this year (she made me a word-finder card all about Steve for Valentine's Day <3!) Today a batch of custom new baby cards arrived in-store with wedding & birthday word-finder cards. We love! #shoplocal ...
In the navy...
Blue and white Aztec print onesie, in the softest organic bamboo cotton with safe plastic snap fasteners at shoulders, is the ideal gender-neutral baby gift. Over-the-knee length. Available in sizes 0-3 months, 3-6 months, 6-9 months and 9-12 months.
0-3 months: 46 cm long
3-6 months: 51 cm long
6-9 months: 56 cm long
9-12 months: 61 cm long
Ahoy, me pirate babies! Hand-stitched in Hobart, this bib stays dry on the back and looks the part on the front for all who sail over her. A thirsty bib for thirsty babies, measuring 27 cm high and 22cm wide, with 3 adjustable, safe plastic snaps at the neck for growing pirates. Reverse is white, water-resistant, polyester jersey.
Ahoy, me hearties! Full o' joy, this cloth doll is. A popular choice in-store for wee pirate boys and girls alike, our soft pirate dolls are expertly made in Tasmania from calico with stitched-on clothes (no small or removable parts make them safe for recipients of all ages).
Super-soft, hand-knitted woollen mittens will keep your toddler warm as toast this winter. Available in blush, grey or mustard (please specify colour choice at checkout). Approximate length 13cm (fingertip to wrist). Pompom trim optional (grey mittens with neon pink pompom, blush mittens with grey pompom, mustard mittens with grey pompom).
A beautiful picture/story book full of love for the recipient. Equally appropriate as a gift for new mothers, new babies, children or any special person! One dollar from each sale goes to Australian charity Boxes for Christmas, which delivers gifts to older people each year.
Billed as the best baby book around, the A4 spiral-bound black and white book has space for your pregnancy notes, your family history, baby shower and the birth all the way through to 5 years old.
Write a note about all the big milestones like birthdays, teething, crawling, walking and sleeping. With blank pages at the back for you record your own firsts and paste photos, this is an ideal baby shower or new baby gift.
Adjourn to your virtual garden for high tea via this miniature al fresco scene in a teacup by Hobart maker Love Harriet. Love Harriet presents a miniature world in a teacup – a unique gift for a unique occasion.
So very Princess Charlotte! Blush wool blend fabric with a silver shimmer, lined with 100% cotton muslin and featuring adjustable straps with snap fasteners, your vintage princess will be right on-trend. Matching bonnet available.
Warm as toast, with optimal length and fingers-free coverage so you can still answer your phone. Available in charcoal & raspberry stripe. Custom orders welcome in charcoal, raspberry, forest green and black.
'H' button detail by maker, expert Hobart knitter Heidi Jones.
Baby harems and hoodie set, complete with baby bear ears on the hood, is fleecy-lined with bear pattern inside hood. Elastic-waisted, fleecy-lined harem pants. Super-soft cotton/poly jersey knit.
Custom orders welcome in sizes 0-3 months, 3-6 months, 6-9 months, 9-12 months and 12-18 months. Two-week turnaround.
Handmade in Hobart, Tasmania
The sweetest bunny bonnet you ever did see! Available in newborn (baby fawn ears), 3-6 months (baby fawn ears) and 9-12 months (floppy bunny ears, as pictured) in woodland print. Each has a brim and is fully lined in peach 100% cotton. Exclusive to Lily & Dot by Sally Grace. Handmade in Hobart, Tasmania.