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Fabric Collections in Early Childhood Settings:

This article is all about the fabric collections we put together for the children in an early childhood centre. Fabric has so many great uses – for children as well as adults. It can take on different shapes, it moves … Continue reading

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14 Inspiring Gifts Ideas for Children – for very little cost ….

I have been wanting to write a list of gift ideas for children, that cost very little to put together (both financially and environmentally), and that can create huge opportunities for exploration and play. All the suggestions are just the … Continue reading

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Cloth Dolls and Beds

I started making cloth dolls around 2013. The children at the Early Childhood Centre where I was working, have been making use of them ever since! I wanted to share some of their ideas, and their favourite ways for making … Continue reading

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Tiny Dolls

The plainlycanvas tiny dolls are made entirely from fabric, wool and thread. They are an intricate, time-consuming job to make – but I love seeing them completed! They are sewn together extremely securely, and made to last a very long … Continue reading

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How Things Started …..

The very first plainlycanvas products were carry bags. I had noticed that the children in the¬†Early Childhood Centre where I was working, loved to transport balls and other small things around the place. They would often make multiple trips to … Continue reading

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