Emily and Julia's Profile

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Very special handmade gifts for children. Dottymonkey’s soft creatures and accessories are designed by Glasgow-based artist Emily and made by her (and her mum, Julia, in deepest rural Derbyshire). Emily began with sock monkeys made for her own children and friends, but got inspired by Liberty’s wonderful fabrics - Tana Jersey, Tana Lawn and Liberty Babycord - beautiful designs in heirloom luxury British cotton fabric with an exceptionally high thread count, giving the smoothest, softest feel - perfect for babies and children. For our aprons and bags we also love Alexander Henry, Michael Miller and other retro feel American and British natural fabrics, and are always on the lookout for retro fleamarket and charity shop finds in quirky, pretty designs.

All our wares are designed to be played with or worn as well as looking gorgeous – we sew them very carefully. We make each item individually so…

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  • Joined March 5, 2008

Favorite materials

Cotton, Liberty Lawn, Liberty Jersey, Liberty Babycord, felt, lambswool, vintage buttons, polkadot buttons, gingham, gingham ribbon

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About

Very special handmade gifts for children. Dottymonkey’s soft creatures and accessories are designed by Glasgow-based artist Emily and made by her (and her mum, Julia, in deepest rural Derbyshire). Emily began with sock monkeys made for her own children and friends, but got inspired by Liberty’s wonderful fabrics - Tana Jersey, Tana Lawn and Liberty Babycord - beautiful designs in heirloom luxury British cotton fabric with an exceptionally high thread count, giving the smoothest, softest feel - perfect for babies and children. For our aprons and bags we also love Alexander Henry, Michael Miller and other retro feel American and British natural fabrics, and are always on the lookout for retro fleamarket and charity shop finds in quirky, pretty designs.

All our wares are designed to be played with or worn as well as looking gorgeous – we sew them very carefully. We make each item individually so each is individually unique – we hope they will last and be loved for a very long time.

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