ManicMittens started by a stay home mom of three children in Winnipeg. Since her start ManicMittens has grown and grown. They still make all their products in Winnipeg but they have a HUGE product line now. They make crochet hats & crowns, hair clips & pins of all sorts, tutu's, clothes, sun hats, dolls, crayon rolls, and even dog clips. Of course they do sell mittens too. ;) The prices at ManicMittens are nearly as fabulous as the products. I do not know why companies need to outsource to 3rd World Countries. This is a home grown company with adorable products and good prices. You will not get anything like this at the box stores. Their website claims that there is something for everyone; Preppy to Punk to Emo. Baby, child, teen, and adult. That is a pretty big statement but I agree with them. I am very glad to have found them because I have picked out favorite items for upcoming birthdays, showers, and Christmas. I have never seen so many cute things on one website and I have reviewed some amazing stores and artisans this month.
ManicMittens can be found all over the place before Christmas so I insist that you check them out for gift ideas. You can order from their website:
Upcoming craft fairs:
Sunday, Nov 29 (10 - 4) Creative Collective Craft Fair - Crescentwood Community Center, 1170 Corydon Ave
Sunday, Dec. 6 (10-3) Tuxedo Christmas Craft Sale. 368 Southport Blvd
Sunday, Dec 13 (11 - 5) Last Chance Craft Show - Canad Inns Club Regent Casino Hotel, 1415 Regent Ave West
Or at local retailers:
Young and Trendy - 7-178 Pth 12 N, Steinbach, Manitoba - Stocking Infant Snap Clips
Bang! Hair Salon. 1102 Corydon Ave., Winnipeg,MB (204) 475-2264 - Stocking No-Slip Clippoes, Infant Snap Clips, Baby Headbands, Adjustable Headbands, Bobby Pins and MORE!
Bambino & Sprout. Anola, Manitoba - www.bambinosprout.com