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Competition Time – Win Your Choice of This Lil Piggy Shoes!

Name these Mary Janes and WIN your choice of This Lil Piggy Australian Handmade Soft Soles Shoes for Babies, Wobblers and Toddlers - includes free shipping WORLDWIDE!

Name these Mary Janes and WIN your choice of This Lil Piggy Australian Handmade Soft Soles Shoes for Babies, Wobblers and Toddlers – includes free shipping WORLDWIDE!

VOTING NOW OPEN! Although the submission time for naming suggestions has closed you still have a chance to WIN a little surprise from This Lil Piggy. Head over to the This Lil Piggy Facebook Page and vote for your favourite name from our three finalists. Voting closes 5pm, Sunday, 17 March 2013 (St Paddy’s Day) EST (Brisbane, Qld, Australia). A voter will be drawn at random for a surprise gift (using random.org)…. in no particular order they are:

  • Goodie Gumdrops,
  • Candy Rain, and
  • Crocodile Tears.

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Vinyl is a Five Letter Word

Vinyl is a Five Letter Word

Off I trot yesterday, during my lunch hour, to a local leather distributor. I explained to the woman there that I was new to leather work and that I make little fabric baby shoes. I explained that in the size 5 shoes (12 to 18 months) I had been using vinyl for the sole… she quickly interjected and whispered to me “vinyl is a 5 letter word we don’t use around here… once you use leather you’ll never go back”. Well, she was right.

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This Lil Piggy… made a pillow!

This Lil Piggy… made a pillow!

This week I finished my pillowcase  as part of the Handmade Cooperative‘s Great Pillowcase Challenge in aide of Pillowcases for Oncology Kids. The Handmade Cooperative recommended pillowcase submissions be in line with your business so I created something for a boy, (because in my business I always like to make sure they are catered for as they can sometimes be left out when it comes to beautiful handmade items) and some pigs of course!

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