colourful felt wine gift bags

IMG_4951I love wine, so whenever I go to friends for a dinner party, I take a bottle or two, as is polite, but am often handing my friends a lovely bottle of wine in a crinkly brown paper bag, boring and ugly. So I thought to myself,  how can I pretty up a bottle of wine quickly…Lets make a gift bag!

This lovely little gift bag can, from start to finish, be machine sewn in about 30 minutes and hand sewn in less than 2 hours,  so is perfect for that last minute gift giving.

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Amsterdam Mamas children’s market

Amsterdam Mamas children’s market is an annual market usually held in January. This children’s market combines quality second hand clothing/toy stores with local business and craft people and also provides a variety of workshops for parents and children.

Dam Fine Baby is a range of baby products, including dribble cloths and bibs,  made in Amsterdam

Dam Fine Baby is a range of baby products, including dribble cloths and bibs, made here in Amsterdam

This is definitely a child friendlymarket, with stroller parking, tables and chairs for little’s to enjoy their lunch and plenty of fun toys to look at  and workshops to enjoy. This is not only a great market to pick up some quality products for all, but any unsold clothes and accessories are donated to the wings of support organization who provide support to children in developing countries. To find out where and when this market will be happening next year check out  Amsterdam Mamas